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       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
                 not used)

       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 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.