GEAR Commands

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General Commands BATCH [-a] Parameters: The name of a batch file to run, a full path is allowed. [-a] Execute the batch file in unattended mode. Description: Starts executing a batch file (text file) with GEAR commands. GETAPIVERSION

Description: Used to return information about the version of the GEAR.wrks API.

GETCDRDEFAULTS Description: Retrieves the default parameters of the GEAR CD/DVD Recorder module, which will be used for initializing a CD/DVD device with the next INITCDR command. GETDISKDEFAULTS Description: Retrieves the default parameters for opening a driver interface for raw hard disk devices.

GETDISKSPACE [(dir_spec)] Parameters: Optional name of an existing directory in which the available hard disk space is determined(default is the current working directory).

Description: Returns the free disk space in KBytes.

GETGENDEFAULTS Description: Retrieves the default parameters of the GEAR generator/formatting module, which will be used for initializing the generator module, with the next INITGEN command.

GETTAPEDEFAULTS

Description: Retrieves the default parameters of the GEAR tape module, which will be used for initializing the GEAR tape module with the next INITTAPE command. GETWORKINGDIR Description: Returns with the current working directory.

HELP [(command)] Parameters: Name of the command you are seeking help for.

Description: Displays short help information on a GEAR command. INITCDR [-b (bus_id)] [-t (target_id)] Parameters: Bus ID of of the CD/DVD (recorder) device to initialize. Target ID of of the CD/DVD (recorder) device to initialize.

Description: Initializes the GEAR CD/DVD Recorder module and the selected SCSI driver interface, scans for CD/DVD recorders on all SCSI/IDE busses driven by the SCSI driver, and initializes a CD/DVD recorder for usage (if any is found).

INITGEN Description: Initializes the generator (formatting) engine and adds all generator commands as available Toolkit commands.

INITTAPE Description: Initializes the tape module and the selected SCSI driver interface, scans for tape drives on all SCSI busses driven by the SCSI driver, and initializes a tape drive for usage (if any is found).

LOG [-o] [(file_name)]

Parameters: The name of the log file. [-o] If this option is used, an existing log file will be overwritten without prompt.

Description: In combination with a filename this command starts the logging of information into a log file.

MP3TOWAVE Parameters: Source MP3 audio file to convert. Output Wave audio file to create. Description: Converts a MP3 audio file to a wave audio file. PLAYMP3 Parameters: Source MP3 audio file to play.

Description: Plays a MP3 audio file.

PLAYWAVE

Parameters: Wave audio file to play.

Description: Plays a wave audio file.

SCANCDR

Description: Scans for CD/DVD devices on all target/SCSI ID's on all SCSI and/or IDE busses/adapters, using the currently selected driver interface.

SCANDISK Description: Scans for hard drives on all target/SCSI ID's on all SCSI and/or IDE busses/adapters, using the currently selected SCSI driver interface.

SCANJUKE Description: Scans for medium changer (Jukebox) devices on all target/SCSI ID's on all SCSI and/or IDE busses/adapters, using the currently selected driver interface.

SCANSCSI Description: Scans the SCSI bus(ses) in the system for SCSI devices and reports by BusID, TargetID and LUN of a device and displays their vendor and product information. SCANTAPE Description: Scans for (premaster) tape units on all target/SCSI ID's on all SCSI and/or IDE busses/adapters, using the currently selected driver interface. SETCDRDEFAULTS [(parameter)] [(value)] Parameters: Name of the parameter to set. New value to assign to the parameter.

Description: Sets the default parameters of the GEAR Recorder module, which will be used for initializing the GEAR CD/DVD Recorder module with the next INITCDR.

SETDISKDEFAULTS [(parameter)] [(value)]

Parameters: Name of the parameter to set. New value to assign to the parameter.

Description: Sets the default parameters of the GEAR Hard Disk module.

SETGENDEFAULTS [(parameter)] [(value)] Parameters: Name of the parameter to set. New value to assign to the parameter.

Description: Sets the default parameters of the generator engine, which will be used for initializing the generator engine of the Toolkit with the next INITGEN.

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