[Gllug] MP3-CDs

Joel Bernstein joel at fysh.org
Tue Jun 21 13:57:27 UTC 2005

On Tue, Jun 21, 2005 at 02:51:37PM +0100, Robert Bannocks wrote:
> Hi all,
> Can anyone tell me how I burn and MP3-CD under linix.  By MP3-CD mean a 
> CD-R disk
> with a format that works in my new portable CD payer which supports "MP3 
> Playback" (from
> a CD disk).  Quite a bit of googling has just confused me.  Most sites 
> seem to suggest converting
> the MP3s into a standard audio CD.  This is not what I want as the MP3 
> play back seems to support
> mutiple albums on one physical CD.

Create an ISO9660 filesystem containing the MP3s, and burn that to the
disk in DAO mode.

mkisofs -JR /path/to/MP3s | cdrecord -v fs=6m dev=XX,XX -
where XX,XX is the scsi id of your cd writer.

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