The Solaris 9 release includes the following enhancements for removable media.
The cdrw command enables you to write CD file systems in ISO 9660 format. You can use Rock Ridge or Joliet extensions on CD-R or CD-RW media devices.
You can use the cdrw command to do the following:
Create data CDs
Create audio CDs
Extract audio data from an audio CD
Erase CD-RW media
Go to the following Web site for information on recommended CD-R or CD-RW devices:
See the cdrw(1) man page for information on using this command.
Volume management features have been improved in this release to fully support removable media. This improvement means that the following media are mounted and available for reading on insertion:
Iomega and Universal Serial Bus (USB) Zip drives and Jaz drives
With Common Desktop Environment (CDE) and Solaris command-line enhancements, you can accomplish the following:
Format, label, and set read or write software protection on removable media with the new rmformat command. This command replaces the fdformat command for formatting removable media.
Create and verify a PCFS file system on removable media with the mkfs_pcfs and fsck_pcfs commands.
Create an fdisk partition and a PCFS file system on removable media on a SPARC system to facilitate data transfers to x86 systems.
See the System Administration Guide: Basic Administration for information on managing removable media with the command-line interface. See the Solaris Common Desktop Environment: User’s Guide for information on managing removable media with CDE's File Manager.