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CDfs is a virtual Linux file system that provides access to individual data and audio tracks on compact discs. A compact disc mounted with the "cdfs" driver appears as a collection of files, each representing a single track. It supports the following track types: See Linux kernel for the kernel itself. ... In computing, a file system is a method for storing and organizing computer files and the data they contain to make it easy to find and access them. ... The Compact Disc logo was inspired by that of the previous Compact Cassette. ...

CDfs is not included in the mainline Linux kernel, but is distributed instead as a series of kernel patches. Red Book has one of the following meanings. ... WAV (or WAVE), short for WAVE form audio format, is a Microsoft and IBM audio file format standard for storing audio on PCs. ... Rainbow Books: Red Book (CD Digital Audio), Yellow Book (CD-ROM and CD-ROM XA), Orange Book (CD_R and CD-RW), White Book (Video CD), Blue Book (Enhanced Music CD, CD+G and CD-Plus), Beige Book (Photo CD), Green Book (CD-i). ... Ripping is the process of copying the audio and/or video data from one media form, such as Digital Versatile Disc (DVD) or Compact Disc (CD), to a hard disk. ... The White Book, which was released in 1987 by Sony, Philips, Matsushita, and JVC refers to a standard of compact disc that stores not only sound but also still pictures and motion video. ... MPEG-1 is the designation for a group of audio and video coding standards agreed upon by MPEG (Moving Picture Experts Group). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Rainbow Books. ... Hierarchical File System (HFS), is a file system developed by Apple Computer for use on computers running Mac OS. Originally designed for use on floppy and hard disks, it can also be found on read-only media such as CD-ROMs. ... A disk image is a computer file containing the complete contents and structure of a data storage device. ... In computer engineering, hard disk drive partitioning is the creation of logical divisions upon a hard disk that allows one to apply operating system-specific logical formatting. ... ISO 9660, a standard published by the International Organization for Standardization, defines a file system for CD-ROM media. ... An ISO image (.iso) is an informal term for a disk image of an ISO 9660 file system. ... El Torito (Spanish: the little bull) is a chain of Mexican restaurants located in California, Arizona and Oregon. ... A floppy disk is a data storage device that is composed of a ring of thin, flexible (i. ... In computer engineering the kernel is the core of an operating system. ... In computing, a patch is a small piece of software designed to update or fix problems with a computer program. ...

On other Unices and operating systems such as Windows, cdfs can be the name of the ISO 9660 file system driver. Microsoft Windows is a series of popular proprietary operating environments and operating systems created by Microsoft for use on personal computers and servers. ... A device driver, often called a driver for short, is a computer program that enables another program, typically an operating system (OS), to interact with a hardware device. ...

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CDF FAQ (5654 words)
CDF 3.0 or later will read a file that was created with any of the previous CDF versions, but a file created from scratch with CDF 3.0 or later won't be readable by 2.7, 2.6, 2.5, or 2.4.
CDF maintains an internal directory of pointers for all the variables in a CDF file and does not require all the data elements for a given variable to be contiguous.
CDF's "variable" is a generic name or an object that represents data where data can be 0-dimensional (scalar data) or multi-dimensional (up to 10-dimension), and it does not have any scientific context associated it.
About CDF (691 words)
It may very well be a CDF engine and crew that is dispatched to the scene of an auto accident, or to a home where a child has become the victim of a drowning incident.
CDF's mission emphasizes the management and protection of California's natural resources; a goal that is accomplished through ongoing assessment and study of the State's natural resources and an extensive CDF Resource Management Program.
CDF foresters can be found in urban areas working to increase the number of trees planted in our cities, or preventing the spread of disease by identifying and removing infected trees.
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