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CDIO(1)			FreeBSD	General	Commands Manual		       CDIO(1)

NAME
     cdio -- compact disc control utility

SYNOPSIS
     cdio [-sv]	[-d host:port] [-f device] [command args ...]

DESCRIPTION
     The cdio program is a compact disc	control	utility, with support for
     playing audio CDs and Track-At-Once (TAO) CD writing.

     If	no command is given, cdio enters interactive mode, reading commands
     from the standard input.

     The options are as	follows:

     -d	host:port
	     Specifies a CDDB host [default: gnudb.gnudb.org:8880].

     -f	device
	     Specifies the name	of the CD device, such as /dev/rcd0c.  Both
	     absolute and relative paths to /dev filenames are possible; the
	     raw partition name	is added if needed.

     -s	     Silent mode.  Do not print	table headers or human-readable	com-
	     ments.

     -v	     Verbose mode.  A second occurrence	of -v causes even more infor-
	     mation to be printed.

     The available commands are	listed below.  Only as many characters as are
     required to uniquely identify a command need be specified.	 If no command
     is	given, only a track number or range, then play is assumed.

     blank   Minimally blank the disc.

     cddbinfo [n]
	     Print the Table Of	Contents (TOC) after matching the disc with
	     the CDDB.	In case	of multiple matches, reissue the command with
	     n.

     cdid    Print the disc ID that will be used for matching with the CDDB.

     cdplay [track1-trackN ...]
	     Play specified tracks from	disk.  Unlike play, the	CD player need
	     not be connected to an audio device; instead it rips tracks from
	     disk and outputs audio data to the	default	audio device.  Both
	     individual	tracks and track ranges	may be specified.  If range is
	     specified in descending order tracks will be played in descending
	     order.  If	the first value	in the range is	omitted, tracks	from
	     first track on disk to the	specified one will be played.  If the
	     last value	in the range is	omitted, tracks	from the specified
	     track to the last track on	disk will be played.

     cdrip [track1-trackN ...]
	     Rip specified tracks from disk.  Audio tracks are saved as	WAVE
	     sound files.  All tracks will be saved in the current working di-
	     rectory.  If parameters are omitted, all tracks are ripped.  Both
	     individual	tracks and track ranges	may be specified, in the same
	     format as the cdplay command.

     close   Inject the	disc.

     debug on |	off
	     Enable/disable the	debugging mode of the CD device	driver.

     device devname
	     Make devname the current CD device.  This is the equivalent of
	     quitting cdio and restarting with a different device.

     eject   Eject the disc.

     exit    A synonym for quit.

     help    Print the list of available commands.

     info    Print the Table Of	Contents (TOC).	 If -v is also specified, the
	     current features and current profile is printed.  If -v is	speci-
	     fied twice, the complete list of supported	profiles and a hex
	     dump of each current feature is printed.

     next    Play the next track.  If we're at the last	track, stop.

     pause   Stop playing.  Do not stop	the disc.

     play [track1[.index1] [track2[.index2]]]
	     Play from track1 to track2; an optional index point can be	speci-
	     fied for each track.  If only one track is	specified, play	from
	     that track	to the end of the disc.	 If no tracks are specified,
	     play the whole disc.

     play [[tr1] m1:s1[.f1] [tr2] [m2:s2[.f2]]]
	     Play from the absolute address (MSF) defined by m1	in minutes, s1
	     in	seconds, frame number f1, to the absolute address defined by
	     m2	in minutes, s2 in seconds, frame number	f2.  If	a track	number
	     is	specified (trX), then the minutes, seconds, and	frame numbers
	     are relative to the start of that track.  Minutes are in the
	     range 0-99.  Seconds are in the range 0-59.  Frame	numbers	are in
	     the range 0-74.

     play [#block [len]]
	     Play starting from	the logical block using	len logical blocks.

     previous
	     Play the previous track.  If we're	at the first track, restart.

     quit    Quit the program.

     replay  Replay the	current	track.

     reset   Perform a hardware	reset of the device.

     resume  Resume playing.  Used after the pause command.

     set lba | msf
	     Set LBA (lba) or minute-second-frame (msf)	ioctl mode.  The de-
	     fault is minute-second-frame ioctl	mode.

     status  Print information about the disc: the current playing status and
	     position, the current media catalog status, and the current val-
	     ues of the	volume for left	and right channels.

     stop    Stop the disc.

     tao [-ad] [-s speed] trackfile ...
	     [command line only]  Write	a TAO CD containing the	specified
	     trackfile.

	     The options are as	follows:

	     -a	     Write files as audio tracks.  File	formats	of audio
		     tracks may	be CDDA	or WAVE	with 2 channels	of PCM audio,
		     signed 16-bit (little endian) values sampled at 44100 Hz.
	     -d	     Write files as data tracks	(the default).
	     -s	speed
		     Specify a write speed for tracks.	speed may be a numeri-
		     cal value between 1 and the maximum speed supported by
		     the media and drive, or one of the	literal	strings	"auto"
		     or	"max", meaning the optimal or maximum speed detected.
		     The default speed is "auto".

     volume left_channel right_channel
	     Set the volume of the left	channel	to left_channel	and the	volume
	     of	the right channel to right_channel.  Allowed values are	in the
	     range 0-255.

     volume left | right | mono	| stereo | mute
	     Respectively: play	the left subtrack on both left and right chan-
	     nels; play	the right subtrack on both left	and right channels;
	     set mono mode; set	stereo mode; turn the sound off.

ENVIRONMENT
     DISC, CDROM     Specifies the name	of the CD device to use.  If both DISC
		     and CDROM are set,	DISC takes precedence.	If neither
		     DISC nor CDROM are	set, the default is cd0.  See also the
		     -f	option,	above.

     AUDIODEVICE     Name of the aucat(1) socket to connect to,	or path	to the
		     audio(4) device to	use.

FILES
     /dev/rcd0c

SEE ALSO
     aucat(1), audio(4), audioctl(8), mixerctl(8)

HISTORY
     The cdio command is based on cdcontrol, which first appeared in
     FreeBSD 2.1.

AUTHORS
     Jean-Marc Zucconi,	Andrey A. Chernov, Serge V. Vakulenko, Marc Espie

FreeBSD	13.0			 June 26, 2020			  FreeBSD 13.0

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