ISOINFOSection: Maintenance Commands (8)
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NAMEdevdump, isoinfo, isovfy, isodump - Utility programs for dumping and verifying iso9660 images.
isoinfo [ -d ] [ -h ] [ -R ] [ -J ] [ -j charset ] [ -f ] [ -l ] [ -p ] [ -T sector ] [ -N sector ] [ -i isoimage ] [ -x path ]
DESCRIPTIONdevdump is a crude utility to interactively display the contents of device or filesystem images. The initial screen is a display of the first 256 bytes of the first 2048 byte sector. The commands are the same as with isodump.
isodump is a crude utility to interactively display the contents of iso9660 images in order to verify directory integrity. The initial screen is a display of the first part of the root directory, and the prompt shows you the extent number and offset in the extent.
isoinfo is a utility to perform directory like listings of iso9660 images.
isovfy is a utility to verify the integrity of an iso9660 image. Most of the tests in isovfy were added after bugs were discovered in early versions of mkisofs. It isn't all that clear how useful this is anymore, but it doesn't hurt to have this around.
OPTIONSOnly the isoinfo program has any command line options. These are:
AUTHOREric Youngdale <firstname.lastname@example.org> or <email@example.com> is to blame for these shoddy hacks. Patches to improve general usability would be gladly accepted.
BUGSThe user interface really sucks.
FUTURE IMPROVEMENTSThese utilities are really quick hacks, which are very useful for debugging problems in mkisofs or in an iso9660 filesystem. In the long run, it would be nice to have a daemon that would NFS export a iso9660 image.
AVAILABILITYThese utilities come with the mkisofs package, and the primary ftp site is tsx-11.mit.edu in /pub/linux/BETA/cdrom/mkisofs and many other mirror sites. Despite the name, the software is not beta.
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Time: 22:43:47 GMT, November 20, 2018