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CDRDAO(1)							     CDRDAO(1)



NAME
       cdrdao - writes audio CD-Rs in disc-at-once mode

SYNOPSIS
       cdrdao	{show-toc|read-toc|read-cd|read-cddb|show-data|read-test|disk-
       info|msinfo|unlock|simulate|write|copy|blank}	 [--device     device]
       [--source-device	 device] [--driver driver-id] [--source-driver driver-
       id]   [--simulate]   [--speed   writing-speed]	[--blank-mode	 mode]
       [--datafile file] [--read-raw] [--read-subchan [--no-mode2-mixed] mode]
       [--tao-source]	 [--tao-source-adjust	 link-blocks]	  [--fast-toc]
       [--buffers  buffer-count]  [--multi]  [--overburn]  [--eject]  [--swap]
       [--session] [--force] [--reload] [--keepimage] [--on-the-fly]  [--para-
       noia-mode  mode]	 [--with-cddb]	[--cddb-servers	 server-list] [--cddb-
       timeout	timeout]  [--cddb-directory  directory]	 [--tmpdir  directory]
       [--keep] [--save] [-n] [-v verbose-level] toc-file

DESCRIPTION
       cdrdao  creates	audio and data CD-Rs in disk-at-once (DAO) mode driven
       by a description file called toc-file.  In DAO mode it is  possible  to
       create  non standard track pre-gaps that have other lengths than 2 sec-
       onds and contain nonzero audio data. This  is  for  example  useful  to
       divide live recordings into tracks where 2 second gaps would be kind of
       irritating.

       Instead of a toc-file a cue file (used by a famous DOS/Windows  master-
       ing tool) may be used. See the CUE FILES section for more details.


COMMANDS
       The first argument must be one of the following commands:

       show-toc
	      Print out a summary about what will be written to the CD-R.

       read-toc
	      Analyze each track of the inserted CD and create a toc-file that
	      can be used to make a more or less exact copy of the  CD.	  This
	      command  does not read out the audio or data tracks, use read-cd
	      for this purpose.

	      You can specify a filename for the data file via the  --datafile
	      option.

       read-cd
	      Copies  all  tracks of the inserted CD to an image file and cre-
	      ates a corresponding toc-file.   The  name  of  the  image  file
	      defaults to "data.bin" if no --datafile option is given.

       read-cddb
	      Tries  to	 retrieve title and artist data from a CDDB server for
	      the CD represented by the given toc-file. The retrieved data  is
	      added  as	 CD-TEXT data for language 0 to the toc-file. Existing
	      CD-TEXT data for language 0 will be overwritten.

       show-data
	      Print out all samples that would be written to  the  CD-R.  Each
	      line  contains the sample number (starting at 0) and the decimal
	      sample value for the left and right channel. Useful to check  if
	      the byte order of audio files is correct.

       read-test
	      Check  if	 all  data  can	 be read from the audio files that are
	      defined in the toc-file.	This will also check the communication
	      with the slave process that is responsible for writing the audio
	      data to the CD-recorder. Mainly used for testing.

       disk-info
	      Shows information about the inserted CD-R. If the	 CD-R  has  an
	      open  session  it will also print the start of the last and cur-
	      rent session which is used by mkisofs to create an image	for  a
	      second or higher session.

       msinfo Shows information required for creating multi session disks with
	      mkisofs. The output is meant for processing by scripts.

       unlock Tries to unlock the recorder device after a failed write or sim-
	      ulation  run.  If you cannot eject the CD after a cdrdao run try
	      this command.

       blank  Blanks a CD-RW. The CD-RW is minimally blanked by	 default.  Use
	      option  --blank-mode to select another blanking mode.  Sometimes
	      the blanking speed must be manually  reduced  for	 a  successful
	      blanking	operation. Use option --speed to select another blank-
	      ing speed.

       simulate
	      Like  write  but	laser  stays  cold.  It	 is  a	shortcut   for
	      write--simulate.

       write  Write  the CD-R according to the specifications in the toc-file.

       copy   Performs all steps to copy  a  CD.  The  device  containing  the
	      source  CD must be specified with option --source-device and the
	      recorder device with option --device.  If only a	single	device
	      is available the option --source-device must be omitted and cdr-
	      dao will prompt to insert the CD-R after an image of the	source
	      CD was created.

	      The  image  file	with name "cddata<pid>.bin" will be created in
	      the current working directory if no --datafile option is	given.
	      The created image will be removed after it has been written.

	      If option --on-the-fly is given no image file is created and the
	      data will be directly piped from the reading device  to  the  CD
	      recorder.



OPTIONS
       --device [prot:]bus,id,lun
	      Sets the SCSI address of the CD-recorder in form of a bus/id/lun
	      triple, e.g. '0,2,0' for the logical unit 0 of SCSI device  with
	      ID  2 on bus 0. ATAPI devices can be specified by using the pre-
	      fix 'ATAPI:', e.g. 'ATAPI:0,0,0'. On some systems a device  node
	      may  be  specified  directly,  e.g. '/dev/sg0' on Linux systems.
	      Linux 2.6 users may also try the newer ATAPI interface with  the
	      'ATA:' prefix.

       --source-device [prot:]bus,id,lun
	      Like  above  but used for the copy command to specify the source
	      device.

       --driver driver-id:option-flags
	      Force usage of specified driver  instead	of  the	 automatically
	      determined driver. Available driver IDs:
	      cdd2600,	plextor,  plextor-scan,	 generic-mmc, generic-mmc-raw,
	      ricoh-mp6200,  yamaha-cdr10x,  teac-cdr55,  sony-cdu920,	 sony-
	      cdu948, taiyo-yuden, toshiba.
	      Specifying  an  illegal  driver ID will give a list of available
	      drivers.	Option flags may be used to  modify  the  behavior  of
	      some drivers. See README for details.

       --source-driver driver-id:option-flags
	      Like  above  but	used  for  the	device	specified  with option
	      --source-device.

       --speed value
	      Set the writing speed to value.  Default is the highest possible
	      speed.

       --blank-mode mode
	      Sets  the	 blanking  mode. Available modes are full and minimal.
	      Please consider that the data of minimally blanked disks may  be
	      easily  recovered.  Use  the  full  blanking mode for completely
	      erasing all data. The default blanking mode is minimal.

       --datafile file
	      Used for read-toc,read-cd and copy.  Set the default  data  file
	      placed  in  the  toc-file	 by read-toc.Use-toindicateSTDIN.  For
	      commands read-cd and copy it specifies the name of  the  created
	      image file.

       --read-raw
	      Only  used  for commands read-cd and read-toc.  All data sectors
	      will be written as 2352 byte blocks including the sector	header
	      and  L-EC	 data to the image file. The track mode will be set to
	      MODE1_RAW or MODE2_RAW in the created toc-file.

       --read-subchan mode
	      Used by commands read-cd, read-toc and copy.  Specifies the type
	      of  sub-channel  data  that  is extracted from the source CD and
	      written to the track image or  copied  to	 the  destination  CD.
	      Mode  may	 be  rw	 for  reading packed R-W sub-channel data (de-
	      interleaved and error corrected) and rw_raw for reading raw  R-W
	      sub-channel  data (not de-interleaved, not error corrected, L-EC
	      data included in the track image).  If this option is not speci-
	      fied no sub-channel data will be extracted.

       --no-mode2-mixed
	      Only  used  for  commands	 read-cd  and  read-toc.   If  we have
	      MODE2_FORM1 or MODE2_FORM2, don't extract it as  MODE2_FORM_MIX.
	      toc-file.

       --tao-source
	      This  option indicates to the commands read-toc and read-cd that
	      the source CD was written in TAO mode. It will be	 assumed  that
	      the  pre-gap length between all tracks (except between two audio
	      tracks) is the standard 150  blocks  plus	 the  number  of  link
	      blocks  (usually 2). The number of link blocks can be controlled
	      with option --tao-source-adjust.

	      Use this option only if read-toc or read-cd give error  messages
	      in  the  transition  areas  between  two tracks. If you use this
	      option with pressed CDs or CDs written in DAO mode you will  get
	      wrong results.

       --tao-source-adjust link-blocks
	      Specifies	 the  number  of link blocks for tracks written in TAO
	      mode. This option has only an effect if option  --tao-source  is
	      given.

       --fast-toc
	      Only used for command read-toc.  This option suppresses the pre-
	      gap length and index mark extraction which speeds up  the	 read-
	      toc  process.  Standard 2 second pre-gaps (but no silence!) will
	      be placed into the toc-file. The resulting CD  will  sound  like
	      the source CD. Only the CD player's display will behave slightly
	      different in the transition area between two tracks.

	      This option might help, too, if read-toc fails with  your	 drive
	      otherwise.


       --buffers buffer-count
	      Specifies	 the  number  of  buffers  that are allocated to avoid
	      buffer under runs.  The minimal buffer count  is	fixed  to  10,
	      default is 32 except on FreeBSD systems, on which default is 20.
	      Each buffer holds 1  second  of  audio  data  so	that  dividing
	      buffer-count  by	the  writing  speed gives the maximum time for
	      which reading of audio data may be stalled.

       --multi
	      If this option is given the session will not be closed after the
	      audio  data  is  successfully  written. It is possible to append
	      another session on such disks, e.g. to create a CD-EXTRA.

       --overburn
	      By default cdrdao will not allow to write more data on a	medium
	      than  specified  by  the	current	 medium. This option allows to
	      ignore this condition.

       --eject
	      Eject the CD-R after writing or write simulation.

       --swap Swap the byte order of all samples that  are  send  to  the  CD-
	      recorder.

       --session session-nr
	      Used  for	 read-toc  and	read-cd	 to  specify the session which
	      should be processed on multi session CDs.

       --reload
	      Indicates that the tray may be  opened  before  writing  without
	      prompting	 the  user to reset the disk status after a simulation
	      run.

       --force
	      Forces the execution of an operation that otherwise would not be
	      performed.

       --paranoia-mode mode
	      Sets  the	 correction  mode  for digital audio extraction. 0: No
	      checking, data is copied directly from  the  drive.  1:  Perform
	      overlapped  reading  to  avoid  jitter. 2: Like 1 but with addi-
	      tional checks of the read audio data. 3: Like 2 but  with	 addi-
	      tional scratch detection and repair.

	      The extraction speed reduces from 0 to 3.

	      Default is the full paranoia mode (3).

       --keepimage
	      If  a CD is copied with command copy this option will cause that
	      the created image is not removed after the copy process has fin-
	      ished.

       --on-the-fly
	      Perform CD copy on the fly without creating an image file.

       --with-cddb
	      Enables  the  automatic fetching of CDDB data for use as CD-TEXT
	      data for commands copy, read-toc and read-cd.

       --cddb-servers server-list
	      Sets space or ',' separated list of CDDB servers used  for  com-
	      mand  read-cddb  or for commands where the --with-cddb option is
	      active.  A server entry may have the following forms:

       <server>
	      Connect to <server>, default cddbp port (888), use cddbp	proto-
	      col.

       <server>:<port>
	      Connect to <server>, port <port>, use cddbp protocol.

       <server>:<cgi-bin-path>
	      Connect  to <server>, default http port (80), use http protocol,
	      url: <cgi-bin-path>.

       <server>:<port>:<cgi-bin-path>
	      Connect to <server>, port <port>, use http protocol, url:	 <cgi-
	      bin-path>.

       <server>:<port>:<cgi-bin-path>:<proxy-server>
	      Connect to <proxy-server>, default http port (80), use http pro-
	      tocol, url: http://<server>:<port>/<cgi-bin-path>.

       <server>:<port>:<cgi-bin-path>:<proxy-server>:<proxy-port>
	      Connect to <proxy-server>, port <proxy-port>, use http protocol,
	      url: http://<server>:<port>/<cgi-bin-path>.

	      The <cgi-bin-path> is usually "/~cddb/cddb.cgi".

	      All  servers of the server list will be tried in the given order
	      until a successful connection can be established. For http proxy
	      servers the first successful connected http proxy server will be
	      used independent of the ability to connect to  the  target  http
	      server.

	      Example: freedb.freedb.org:/~cddb/cddb.cgi

       --cddb-timeout timeout
	      Sets  the	 timeout  in  seconds  used  for  connections  to CDDB
	      servers.

       --cddb-directory directory
	      Specifies the local CDDB database directory where	 fetched  CDDB
	      records  will  be	 stored. If this option is not given a fetched
	      CDDB record will not be stored locally.

       --tmpdir directory
	      Specifies the directory in which to store temporary  data	 files
	      created  from  decoding  MP3  and	 Ogg Vorbis files. By default,
	      "/tmp" is used.

       --keep Upon exit from cdrdao, do not delete temporary WAV files created
	      from MP3 and Ogg Vorbis files.

       --save Saves   some  of	the  current  options  to  the	settings  file
	      "$HOME/.cdrdao"  and  exit.  See	section	 ?SETTINGS?  for  more
	      details.

       -n     Suppresses the 10 second pause before writing or simulating.

       -v verbose-level
	      Sets  verbose level. Levels > 2 are debug levels which produce a
	      lot of output.


TOC FILES
       The toc-file describes what data is written to the CD-R and allows con-
       trol  over track/index positions, pre-gaps and sub-channel information.
       It is a simple text file, use your favorite text editor to create it.

       A toc-file  contains  an	 optional  header  and	a  sequence  of	 track
       specifications.	Comments starting with '//' reaching until end of line
       can be placed anywhere.


   Header
       CATALOG "ddddddddddddd"
	      Specifies the optional catalog number of the CD. The string must
	      contain exactly 13 digits.

       The  following  flags specify the type of session that will be created.
       It is used to create the correct CD-TOC format and to check the consis-
       tency  of  the  track  modes  for the desired session type. If multiple
       flags are given the last one will take effect.

       CD_DA  The disc contains only audio tracks.

       CD_ROM The disc contains just mode 1 tracks or mode 1 and audio	tracks
	      (mixed mode CD).

       CD_ROM_XA
	      The  disc	 contains mode 2 form 1 or mode 2 form 2 tracks. Audio
	      tracks are allowed, too. This type must be used if multi session
	      disks are created (option --multi).

       CD_TEXT { ... }
	      Defines  global  CD-TEXT	data like the album title and the used
	      languages.  See the CD-TEXT section below for the syntax of  the
	      CD-TEXT block contents.

   Track Specification
       TRACK <track-mode> [<sub-channel-mode>]
	      Starts  a	 new  track, the track number is incremented by 1. The
	      length of a track must be at least 4 seconds. The	 block	length
	      of the input data depends on the <track-mode>: AUDIO: 2352 bytes
	      (588 samples), MODE1: 2048 bytes, MODE1_RAW: 2352 bytes,	MODE2:
	      2336  bytes,  MODE2_FORM1:  2048 bytes, MODE2_FORM2: 2324 bytes,
	      MODE2_FORM_MIX: 2336 bytes including the sub-header,  MODE2_RAW:
	      2352  bytes.   The  <sub-channel-mode>  is optional. If given it
	      specifies the type of sub-channel	 data  for  each  sector.  RW:
	      packed  R-W sub-channel data (96 bytes, L-EC data will be gener-
	      ated if required), RW_RAW: raw R-W sub-channel data (interleaved
	      and L-EC data already calculated, 96 bytes). The block length is
	      increased by the sub-channel data length if a <sub-channel-mode>
	      is specified.  If the input data length is not a multiple of the
	      block length  it will be padded with zeros.

       The following flags may follow the track start statement. They are used
       to  set	sub-channel  information  for  the current track. Each flag is
       optional. If not given the following defaults are used: copy  not  per-
       mitted, no pre emphasis, two channel audio, no ISRC code.

       [ NO ] COPY
	      Sets or clears the copy permitted flag.

       [ NO ] PRE_EMPHASIS
	      Sets or clears the pre emphasis flag (only for audio tracks).

       TWO_CHANNEL_AUDIO
	      Indicates	 that  track contains two channel audio data (only for
	      audio tracks).

       FOUR_CHANNEL_AUDIO
	      Indicates that track contains four channel audio data (only  for
	      audio tracks).

       ISRC "CCOOOYYSSSSS"
	      Sets ISRC code of track (only for audio tracks).
	      C: country code (upper case letters or digits)
	      O: owner code (upper case letters or digits)
	      Y: year (digits)
	      S: serial number (digits)

       An  optional CD-TEXT block that defines the CD-TEXT data for this track
       may follow. See the CD-TEXT section below for the syntax of the CD-TEXT
       block contents.

       CD_TEXT { ... }

       At  least  one  of  the following statements must appear to specify the
       data for	 the  current  track.  Lengths	and  start  positions  may  be
       expressed in samples (1/44100 seconds) for audio tracks or in bytes for
       data tracks. It is also possible to give the length in blocks with  the
       MSF format 'MM:SS:FF' specifying minutes, seconds and frames (0 <= 'FF'
       < 75) . A frame equals one block.

       If more than one statement is used the track will be composed  by  con-
       catenating the data in the specified order.

       SILENCE <length>
	      Adds  zero  audio	 data of specified length to the current audio
	      track.  Useful to create silent pre-gaps.

       ZERO <length>
	      Adds zero data to data tracks. Must be used to  define  pre-  or
	      post-gaps between tracks of different mode.

       [ FILE | AUDIOFILE ] "<filename>" <start> [ <length> ]
	      Adds  the	 audio	data  of  specified  file to the current audio
	      track. It is possible to select a portion of an audio file  with
	      <start>  and  <length> which allows non destructive cutting. The
	      first sample of an audio file is addressed with <start> = 0.  If
	      <length>	is  omitted  or	 set  to 0 all audio data from <start>
	      until the end of file is used.

	      Audio files may have raw or WAVE format with 16 bits per sample,
	      44.1  kHz	 sampling rate, stereo. Raw files must have the layout
	      'MSBLeft LSBLeft MSBRight LSBRight ...' (big endian byte order).
	      WAVE  files  are	expected to have little endian byte order. The
	      option --swap reverses the expected byte order for all  raw  and
	      WAVE  files.  Only filenames with a ".wav" ending are treated as
	      WAVE files, all other names are assumed to be raw	 audio	files.
	      Use tools like sox(1) to convert other file formats to supported
	      formats.

	      Specifying a "-" as filename causes data to be read from	STDIN.
	      Currently only raw files are supported from STDIN.

	      If  you  are unsure about the byte order of your audio files try
	      the command 'show-data'. If the byte order is correct  you  will
	      see  a  sequence	of  increasing	or decreasing numbers for both
	      channels. Otherwise numbers are jumping between  very  high  and
	      low values - high volume static.

       DATAFILE "<filename>" [ <length> ]
	      Adds data from given file to the current data track. If <length>
	      is omitted the actual file length will be used.

       FIFO "<fifo path>" <length>
	      Adds data from specified FIFO path to the current audio or  data
	      track.   <length>	 must  specify the amount of data that will be
	      read from the FIFO. The  value  is  always  in  terms  of	 bytes
	      (scalar value) or in terms of the block length (MSF value).

       START [ MM:SS:FF ]
	      Defines the length of the pre-gap (position where index switches
	      from 0 to 1). If the MSF value  is  omitted  the	current	 track
	      length is used. If the current track length is not a multiple of
	      the block length the pre-gap length will be rounded up  to  next
	      block boundary.

	      If  no  START  statement is given the track will not have a pre-
	      gap.

       PREGAP MM:SS:FF
	      This is an alternate way to specify a pre-gap  with  zero	 audio
	      data.  It	 may  appear  before  the  first SILENCE, ZERO or FILE
	      statement. Either PREGAP or START can be	used  within  a	 track
	      specification. It is equivalent to the sequence
		SILENCE MM:SS:FF
		START
	      for audio tracks or
		ZERO MM:SS:FF
		START
	      for data tracks.

       Nothing	prevents  mixing  'DATAFILE'/'ZERO'  and 'AUDIOFILE'/'SILENCE'
       statements within the same track. The results, however, are  undefined.


       The  end of a track specification may contain zero or more index incre-
       ment statements:

       INDEX MM:SS:FF
	      Increments the index number at given position within the	track.
	      The  first statement will increment from 1 to 2. The position is
	      relative to the real track start, not counting an existing  pre-
	      gap.


   CD-TEXT Blocks
       A  CD-TEXT  block  may  be  placed in the global section to define data
       valid for the whole CD and in each track specification of  a  toc-file.
       The  global  section  must  define a language map that is used to map a
       language-number to country codes. Up to 8 different  languages  can  be
       defined:

       LANGUAGE_MAP { 0 : c1  1 : c2  ...  7 : c7 }
	      The  country code may be an integer value in the range 0..255 or
	      one of the following countries (the corresponding integer	 value
	      is placed in braces behind the token): EN(9, English)
	      It is just necessary to define a mapping for the used languages.

       If no mapping exists for a language-number the data for	this  language
       will be ignored.

       For  each  language a language block must exist that defines the actual
       data for a certain language.

       LANGUAGE language-number { cd-text-item cd-text-data  cd-text-item  cd-
       text-data ... }
	      Defines the CD-TEXT items for given language-number  which  must
	      be defined in the language map.


       The  cd-text-data  may  be either a string enclosed by " or binary data
       like
	    { 0, 10, 255, ... }
       where each integer number must be in the range 0..255.
       The cd-text-item may be one of the following:

       TITLE  String data: Title of CD or track.

       PERFORMER
	      String data.

       SONGWRITER
	      String data.

       COMPOSER
	      String data.

       ARRANGER
	      String data.

       MESSAGE
	      String data. Message to the user.

       DISC_ID
	      String data: Should only appear in the global CD-TEXT block. The
	      format is usually: XY12345

       GENRE  Mixture of binary data (genre code) and string data. Should only
	      appear in the global CD-TEXT block. Useful entries will be  cre-
	      ated by gcdmaster.

       TOC_INFO1
	      Binary data: Optional table of contents 1. Should only appear in
	      the global CD-TEXT block.

       TOC_INFO2
	      Binary data: Optional table of contents 2. Should only appear in
	      the global CD-TEXT block.

       UPC_EAN
	      String  data: This item should only appear in the global CD-TEXT
	      block. Was always an empty string	 on  the  CD-TEXT  CDs	I  had
	      access to.

       ISRC   String  data: ISRC code of track. The format is usually: CC-OOO-
	      YY-SSSSS

       SIZE_INFO
	      Binary data: Contains summary about all CD-TEXT data and	should
	      only  appear in the global CD-TEXT block. The data will be auto-
	      matically (re)created when the CD-TEXT data is written.

	      If one of the CD-TEXT items TITLE, PERFORMER,  SONGWRITER,  COM-
	      POSER, ARRANGER, ISRC is defined for at least on track or in the
	      global section it must be defined for  all  tracks  and  in  the
	      global  section. If a DISC_ID item is defined in the global sec-
	      tion, an ISRC entry must be defined for each track.


   Examples
       Simple track without  pre-gap  with  all	 audio	data  from  WAVE  file
       "data.wav":
	    CD_DA
	    TRACK AUDIO
	    FILE "data.wav" 0

       Standard track with two second pre-gap, ISRC code and CD-TEXT:
	    CD_DA
	    CD_TEXT {
	      LANGUAGE_MAP {
		0 : EN
	      }

	      LANGUAGE 0 {
		TITLE "CD Title"
		PERFORMER "Performer"
		DISC_ID "XY12345"
		UPC_EAN ""
	      }
	    }

	    TRACK AUDIO
	    ISRC "DEXXX9800001"
	    CD_TEXT {
	      LANGUAGE 0 {
		TITLE "Track Title"
		PERFORMER "Performer"
		ISRC "DE-XXX-98-00001"
	      }
	    }
	    PREGAP 0:2:0
	    FILE "data.wav" 0

       Track  with  10	second	pre-gap	 containing  audio  data from raw file
       "data.cdr":
	    CD_DA
	    TRACK AUDIO
	    FILE "data.cdr" 0
	    START 0:10:0

       Composed track with data from different files. Pre-gap data and	length
       is  taken  from	"pregapdata.wav".  The	first minute of "track.cdr" is
       omitted and two seconds silence are inserted at '2:0:0'. Index will  be
       incremented after 2 and 4 minutes past track start:
	    CD_DA
	    TRACK AUDIO
	    FILE "pregapdata.wav" 0
	    START
	    FILE "track.cdr" 1:0:0 1:0:0
	    SILENCE 0:2:0
	    FILE "track.cdr" 2:0:0
	    INDEX 2:0:0
	    INDEX 4:0:0

       Mixed  mode  CD	with a data track as first track followed by two audio
       tracks.
	    CD_ROM
	    TRACK MODE1
	    DATAFILE "data_1"
	    ZERO 00:02:00 // post-gap

	    TRACK AUDIO
	    SILENCE 00:02:00 // pre-gap
	    START
	    FILE "data_2.wav" 0

	    TRACK AUDIO
	    FILE "data_3.wav" 0


CUE FILES
       Cue files may be used wherever a toc-file is expected. The  correspond-
       ing  bin	 file  is  not taken from the FILE statement of a cue file but
       constructed from the cue file name by replacing ".cue" by  ".bin".  The
       cue file must have exactly one FILE statement.

       Currently, following track modes are supported: MODE1/2048, MODE1/2352,
       MODE2/2336, MODE2/2352. The CATALOG, ISRC and  POSTGAP  statements  are
       parsed but not evaluated, yet.


SETTINGS
       Some of the command line options can be stored as settings at following
       locations. The files will be read on startup of cdrdao in that order:

       1. /etc/cdrdao.conf

       2. /etc/defaults/cdrdao

       3. $HOME/.cdrdao


       Command line options will overwrite the loaded settings.	 The  settings
       file  contains  name  - value pairs separated by a colon. String values
       must be enclosed by ". The file is automatically written if the command
       line  option  --save is used but it is also possible to modify it manu-
       ally. Following values are defined:

       write_device
	      Device used for operations simulate, write, copy,	 blank,	 disk-
	      info and unlock.	Corresponding option: --device

       write_driver
	      Driver  (including  driver  options) that is used for operations
	      simulate, write, copy, blank, disk-info and unlock.  Correspond-
	      ing option: --driver

       write_speed
	      Specifies writing speed. Corresponding option: --speed

       write_buffers
	      Specifies fifo buffers used for recording. Corresponding option:
	      --buffers

       read_device
	      Device used for operations read-toc, read-cd and	copy.	Corre-
	      sponding option: --device or --source-device

       read_driver
	      Driver  (including driver options) used for operations read-toc,
	      read-cd and copy.	 Corresponding option: --driver	 or  --source-
	      driver

       read_paranoia_mode
	      Paranoia mode used for operations read-cd and copy.  Correspond-
	      ing option: --paranoia-mode

       cddb_server_list
	      CDDB server list for read-cddb.  Corresponding  option:  --cddb-
	      servers

       cddb_timeout
	      CDDB  connection	timeout	 in seconds used by read-cddb.	Corre-
	      sponding option: --cddb-timeout

       cddb_directory
	      Local directory where fetched CDDB records will be stored,  used
	      by read-cddb.  Corresponding option: --cddb-directory

       tmp_file_dir
	      Directory where temporay WAV files will be created from decoding
	      MP3 and Ogg Vorbis files. Corresponding option: --tmpdir




BUGS
       If the program is terminated during the write/simulation	 process  used
       IPC  resources  may not be released. Use ipcs(8) and ipcrm(8) to delete
       them.

AUTHOR
       Andreas Mueller mueller@daneb.ping.de

SEE ALSO
       gcdmaster(1), cdrecord(1), cdda2wav(1), cdparanoia(1), sox(1), ipcs(8),
       ipcrm(8)



				  Oct 6, 2002			     CDRDAO(1)
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