Reading the volume-id/label of a cd/dvd ?

Fabian Keil freebsd-listen at
Sat Jul 30 18:34:06 GMT 2005

Warren Block <wblock at> wrote:

> On Wed, 27 Jul 2005, FreeBsdBeni wrote:
> > Is there an easy way to get to know the volume id or disclabel of a cd or
> > dvd ? Mounting the cd/dvd just gives me the contents of the disc, but not its
> > "name".
> > In k3b one can ask the info about a disc and get all the info about the
> > inserted cd/dvd (disc type, tracks, sessions,...). But how do i get that info
> > without k3b ? Is there an easy way/solution ?
> cdrecord can get some info from a CD; see the -toc and -atip options.

To show the volume id one can use isoinfo, it's part of cdrtools as well.

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