Compact-Disk (CD) Operations in Linux

How to burn a CD ?

Syntax: cdrecord -V -eject dev={device-file-path} {iso-file}

$ cdrecord -V -eject dev=/dev/cdrom data-backup.iso

How to slow down the CD write speed ?

Syntax: --speed=1
# cdrecord -V -eject dev=$CDPath $ISOFileName --speed=1

How to blank a CD – RW ?

Syntax: cdrecord blank=fast dev={device-file-path}

# cdrecord blank=fast dev=/dev/cdrw

	Device type    : Removable CD-ROM
	Version        : 5
	Response Format: 2
	Capabilities   :
	Vendor_info    : 'Optiarc '
	Identification : 'DVD RW AD-7240S '
	Revision       : '1.02'
	Device seems to be: Generic mmc2 DVD-R/DVD-RW.
	Using generic SCSI-3/mmc   CD-R/CD-RW driver 
	Driver flags   : MMC-3 SWABAUDIO BURNFREE
	Supported modes: TAO PACKET SAO SAO/R96R RAW/R16 
	Speed set to 1764 KB/s
	Starting to write CD/DVD at speed  10.0 in real 
	Last chance to quit, starting real write 0 sec.
    Operation starts.