audio CD's in SCSI drives -- syntax?

Henri-Pierre Charles Henri-Pierre.Charles at
Sat Jul 21 00:25:22 UTC 2007

Le Thu, Jul 19, 2007 at 04:50:00PM -0500, Ben Kaduk me disait :
> In particular, I am looking at this page:
> For example, in its discussion of the use of cdda2wav, it uses devices
> by their SCSI unit numbers, but I presume that one could also point it
> at /dev/cd0 (since /dev/acd0 works just fine) -- is this true?

Yes, you could also have a look at audio/tosha for scsi drive.

> The section also mentions that dd(1) can be used to extract audio
> tracks from ATAPI drives.  Is it (still) true that SCSI drives do not
> export the individual tracks as device nodes (e.g. ATAPI drives offer
> /dev/acd0t01)?

I don't know if it's still true, but usually the handbook is uptodate :


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