Linux: How Do I Burn ISO Images To CD-Rs and CD-RWs with cdrecord?

Q. How can I burn ISO images to CD-Rs and CD-RWs with cdrecord under Linux operating systems?

A.Use cdrecord to record audio or data Compact Disks or Digital Versatile Disks from a master. First, you need to find out information about your CD-R or CD-RW device.

Linux Command To determine the device name

Type the following command:
$ drecord -scanbus
Sample output:

	0,0,0	  0) 'TSSTcorp' 'CD/DVDW SH-S182D' 'SB04' Removable CD-ROM
	0,1,0	  1) *
	0,2,0	  2) *
	0,3,0	  3) *
	0,4,0	  4) *
	0,5,0	  5) *
	0,6,0	  6) *
	0,7,0	  7) *

Burn Linux ISO Image with Disk AT Once Mode

To burn with “Disk At Once” mode, enter:
$ cdrecord -v -dao dev=0,0,0 /path/to/iso/file/name.iso

  • -v : verbosity option
  • -dao : Disk At Once mode
  • dev=000 : Define the device that was found with the scanbus option above, in this example, it’s 0,0,0.

Linux Burn multi-session CD

To burn multi-session CD, -multi option on all sessions except the last session.
$ cdrecord -v -multi -dao dev=0,0,0 /path/to/iso/file/name.iso

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  • Mukul Apr 20, 2013 @ 9:49

    Multi-session cd means?

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