bximage - Interactive Disk Image Creator for Bochs
bximage [options] [filename]
Bximage is an easy to use console based tool for creating disk
images, particularly for use with Bochs. It is completely
interactive if no command line arguments are used. It can be
switched to a non-interactive mode if all required parameters are given
in the command line.
When you run bximage without one of the following options, it will
appear in interactive mode and ask for all required parameters
to create an image.
-fd Create a floppy image.
-hd Create a hard disk image.
Image mode (for hard disks only - see the bochsrc sample for
Image size in megabytes (e.g. 1.44 for floppy image, 10 for hard
-q Quiet mode (don’t prompt for user input). Without this option
bximage uses the command line parameters as defaults for the
interactive mode. If this option is given and one of the
required parameters is missing, bximage will fall back to
--help Print a summary of the command line options for bximage and
The filename parameter specifies the name of the image to be created.
This program is distributed under the terms of the GNU Lesser
General Public License as published by the Free Software
Foundation. See the COPYING file located in
/usr/local/share/doc/bochs/ for details on the license and the lack of
The latest version of this program can be found at:
bochs(1), bochsrc(5), bochs-dlx(1), bxcommit(1)
The Bochs IA-32 Emulator site on the World Wide Web:
Online Bochs Documentation
Bximage was written by Bryce Denney, based on several similar tools
from the bochs-developers list.
Please report all bugs to the bug tracker on our web site. Just go
to http://bochs.sourceforge.net, and click "Bug Reports" on the sidebar
Provide a detailed description of the bug, the version of the program
you are running, the operating system you are running the program on
and the operating system you are running in the emulator.