CD/DVD Verify

john bray john at
Wed Sep 13 21:48:48 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-09-13 at 16:47 +0100, Jonathan Allen wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm looking to write CDs and DVDs with (relatively) important data on them.
> I'm building a filetree, using 'mkisofs' to turn that into an ISO image and
> then using cdrecord to burn it onto the appropriate media.
> So far, so good.  How can I verify that the media has recorded correctly ?
> Do I have to mount the media and check each file, or is there some way to
> verify the media itself against the ISO image file ?  I looked at 'readcd'
> but it doesn't appear to do what I want - it actually seems to have some
> difficulty reading the CD.  Any ideas ?

use k3b to write the image to cd/dvd.  check the verify option.  works

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