dasdcopy(1) copy a DASD file to another DASD file


dasdcopy [-v] [-h] [-q] [-r] [-z] [-bz2] [-0] [-a] [-lfs] [-blks n] [-cyls n] [-o type] ifile [sf=sfile] ofile


This manual page documents the dasdcopy program.

dasdcopy copies a DASD file to another DASD file.


input FBA DASD file
input compressed FBA shadow file (optional)
output compressed FBA DASD file


display program version and quit
display help and quit
quiet mode, don't display status
replace the output file if it exists
-blks n
size of output FBA file
-cyls n
size of output CKD file
compress using output zlib [default]
compress using output bzip2
don't compress output
output ckd file will have alternate cylinders
output ckd file will be a single file even if it exceeds 2GB in size
-o type
output file type (CKD, CCKD, FBA, CFBA)


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 [email protected] 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.