[PLUG] Detecting media in cdrom devices

Devendra Laulkar devendralaulkar at yahoo.com
Sat Apr 22 01:46:49 IST 2006

> How can I find out the presence/state of media in a
> cdrom/dvd drive ? 

Well, I found out one way. Using ioctl calls. Just
read Documentation/ioctl/cdrom.txt present in the
linux kernel source code.

(googling was giving howto's on burning cd's. finally
greped through the documentation )

-Devendra Laulkar.

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