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Old 07-24-2009
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It's some tool in AIX to check what kind of media (DVD+RW DVD-RW DVD-RAM) is inserted in drive?
In linux there is very nice tool called dvd+rw-mediainfo.
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MKUDFFS(8)						    System Management Commands							MKUDFFS(8)

mkudffs - create an UDF filesystem SYNOPSIS
mkudffs [ switches ] device [ blocks-count ] DESCRIPTION
mkudffs is used to create a UDF filesystem on a device (usually a disk). device is the special file corresponding to the device (e.g /dev/hdX). blocks-count is the number of blocks on the device. If omitted, mkudffs automagically figures the file system size. OPTIONS
--help Display the usage and list of options. -b,--blocksize= block-size Specify the size of blocks in bytes. Valid block size vales are 1024, 2048 and 4096 bytes per block. If omitted, mkudffs block-size is 2048. -r,--udfrev= udf-revision Specify the udf revision to use. Valid revisions are 0x0201, 0x0200, 0x0150, and 0x0102. If omitted, mkudffs udf-revision is 0x0201. --lvid= logical-volume-ident Specify the logical volume identifier. --vid= volume-ident Specify the volume identifier. --vsid= volume-set-ident Specify the volume set identifier. --fsid= file-set-ident Specify the file set identifier. --strategy= strategy Specify the allocation strategy to use. Valid strategies are 4 and 4096. If omitted, mkudffs strategy is based on the media-type. --spartable= spartable-number Specify the number of sparing tables to write to disc. Valid numbers are 1 - 4. This option implies --media-type=cdrw. --media-type= media-type Specify the media type. Valid media types are: hd hard drive dvd DVD (Digital Versital Disc) dvdram DVD-RAM (Digital Versital Disc-Random Access Memory) worm WORM (Write Once Ready Many) mo MO (Magneto Optical) cdrw CD-RW (CD Read-Write) --space= space freedbitmap Freed bitmap freedtable Freed table unallocbitmap Unallocated bitmap unalloctable Unallocated table --ad= ad inicb Allocation Descriptors in ICB short Short Allocation Descriptors long Long Allocation Descriptors --noefe Don't Use Extended File Entries --u8 Use 8-bit unicode for file names --u16 Use 16-bit unicode for file names --utf8 Use UTF-8 for file names --closed --bridge --packetlen= length EXIT STATUS
mkudffs returns 0 if successful, non-zero if there are problems. AUTHOR
Ben Fennema <bfennema@falcon.csc.calpoly.edu> AVAILABILITY
mkudffs is part of the udftools package and is available from http://linux-udf.sourceforge.net. udftools-1.0.0b2 2002-02-09 MKUDFFS(8)

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