Record data or audio CD or DVD media. This program normally requires root access to the device file; run as root or install suid-root. It has a large number of options and settings; see the manpage for a complete list as well as a number of useful examples.
General option flags go directly after the wodim command and before any track options or arguments. The general options are:
Display the ATIP (Absolute Time In Pregroove) information for a disc. Not all drives allow you to read this information.
Erase data from a CD-RW in one of the following ways:
Erase all information on the disc. May take a long time.
Perform a quick erase of the disc, erasing only the PMA, TOC, and pregap.
Display a possible list of blanking methods.
Blank the last session.
Blank a track.
Blank the tail of a track only.
Unclose the last session.
Unreserve a track previously marked as reserved.
Check to see if there are valid drivers for the current drive. Returns 0 if the drive is valid.
Set the debug level to an integer (greater numbers are more verbose), or use multiple -d flags as with the -v and -V flags.
Disk-at-once (session-at-once) mode. Works only with MMC drives that support nonraw session-at-once modes.
Set the SCSI target for the CD/DVD recorder. May be specified as a device name or as three comma-separated integers representing bus, target, and ...