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Solaris™ 8 Advanced System Administrator's Guide, Third Edition by Janice Winsor

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Accessing DVD-ROM Drives

The Solaris 8 Operating Environment includes support for the Universal Disk Format (nnnnn) file system, which is the industry-standard format for storing information on the optical media technology called DVD (Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc).

UDFS is provided as dynamically loadable 32-bit and 64-bit modules, with system administration commands that you can use to create, mount, and check the file system on both SPARC and IA platforms. The Solaris UDFS works with supported ATAPI and SCSI DVD drives, CD-ROM devices, and disk and diskette drives. In addition, the Solaris UDFS is fully compliant with the UDF ...

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