dvd+rw-format Man page

dvd+rw-format General Commands Manual dvd+rw-format

NAME

dvd+rw-format – format DVD+-RW/-RAM disk

SYNOPSIS

dvd+rw-format [-force[=full]] [-lead-out | -blank[=full]] [-ssa[=none |
default | max]] /dev/dvd

DESCRIPTION

The dvd+rw-format command formats dvd disk in the specified dvd drive
(e.g. /dev/dvd).

OPTIONS

-force[=full] This forces to format dvd as new while wiping any existing data.

-blank[=full] This blanks dvd while changing to sequential mode.

-lead-out
This relocates the lead-out next to outermost written sector as
well as makes sure there is no virgin surface before it. Previ‐
ously written data is not affected by this operation. Useful for
addressing DVD-ROM compatibility, or playability of already
recorded media in legacy units.

SEE ALSO

Most up-to-date information on dvd+rw-tools is available at
http://fy.chalmers.se/~appro/linux/DVD+RW/.

The manpage for genisofs(8), growisofs, dvd+rw-mediainfo,
dvd+rw-booktype.

AUTHOR

dvd+rw-format was written by Andy Polyakov .
This manual page was written by Osamu Aoki for the
Debian project.

September 2004 dvd+rw-format