dasdinit [-v] [-z] [-bz2] [-0] [-lfs] [-a] [-r] [-linux] filename
devtype[-model] [volser] [size]
This manual page documents the dasdinit program.
dasdlist builds an empty dasd image file
filename name of dasd image file to be created
devtype emulated device type
model emulated device model (optional)
volser volume serial number (1-6 characters) (only if ’-r’ option
size number of cylinders (for CKD devices) or 512-byte sectors
(for FBA devices) (optional if device specified)
-v display version info and help
-z build compressed dasd image file using zlib
-bz2 build compressed dasd image file using bzip2
-0 build compressed dasd image file with no compression
-lfs build a large (uncompressed) dasd file (if supported)
-a build dasd image file that includes alternate cylinders
(option ignored if size is manually specified)
-r build ’raw’ dasd image file (no VOL1 or IPL track)
-linux null track images will look like linux dasdfmt’ed images
(3390 device type only)
Hercules was created by Roger Bowler and is maintained by Jay Maynard.
Jan Jaeger designed and implemented many of the advanced features of
Hercules, including dynamic reconfiguration, integrated console,
interpretive execution, and z/Architecture support.
This manual page was written by Peter De Schrijver firstname.lastname@example.org for
the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others). Permission is
granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms
of the GPL.