cd-info OPTION...

Shows Information about a CD or CD-image.


-a, --access-mode=STRING

Set CD access method

-d, --debug=INT

Set debugging to LEVEL

-T, --no-tracks

Don't show track information

-A, --no-analyze

Don't filesystem analysis


Don't look up audio CDDB information or print it

-P, --cddb-port=INT

CDDB port number to use (default 8880)

-H, --cddb-http

Lookup CDDB via HTTP proxy (default no proxy)


CDDB server to contact for information (default:


Location of CDDB cache directory (default ~/.cddbclient)


Email address to give CDDB server (default [email protected])


Disable caching of CDDB entries locally (default caches)


CDDB timeout value in seconds (default 10 seconds)


Don't show device info, just CD info


Don't show disc-mode info


Attempt to give DVD information if a DVD is found.

-v, --no-vcd

Don't look up Video CD information - for this build, this is always set

-I, --no-ioctl

Don't show ioctl() information

-b, --bin-file[=FILE]

set "bin" CD-ROM disk image file as source

-c, --cue-file[=FILE]

set "cue" CD-ROM disk image file as source

-N, --nrg-file[=FILE]

set Nero CD-ROM disk image file as source

-t, --toc-file[=FILE]

set cdrdao CD-ROM disk image file as source

-i, --input[=FILE]

set source and determine if "bin" image or device


print directory contents of any ISO-9660 filesystems

-C, --cdrom-device[=DEVICE]

set CD-ROM device as source

-l, --list-drives

Give a list of CD-drives


Don't display header and copyright (for regression testing)


Don't use Joliet extensions


Don't use Rock-Ridge-extension information


Don't use XA-extension information

-q, --quiet

Don't produce warning output

-V, --version

display version and copyright information and exit

Help options:

-?, --help

Show this help message


Display brief usage message


Rocky Bernstein [email protected], based on the cdinfo program by Gerd Knorr <[email protected]> and Heiko Eissfeldt <[email protected]>


Copyright © 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2011 R. Bernstein

This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Have driver: GNU/Linux ioctl and MMC driver Have driver: cdrdao (TOC) disk image driver Have driver: bin/cuesheet disk image driver Have driver: Nero NRG disk image driver Default CD-ROM device: /dev/scd0

RELATED TO cd-info…

cd-drive(1) for CD-ROM characteristics; iso-info(1) for information about an ISO-9660 image.