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return volume name

see also : eject


volname [<device-file>]

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Volname returns the volume name for a device formatted with an ISO-9660 file system, typically a CD-ROM. It also works with normal files that contain a ISO-9660 file system.

The file name can be specified on the command line. If omitted, it defaults to /dev/cdrom.

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Volname was written by Jeff Tranter (tranter[:at:]pobox[:dot:]com) and is released under the conditions of the GNU General Public License. See the file COPYING and notes in the source code for details.

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