define dump, root, and swap devices
swap xnamex minor
dump xnamex minor
root xnamex minor
/etc/conf/cf.d/sassign is an ASCII file that
is read by
to define the dump, root, and swap devices used by the system.
xnamex is the internal name of the device as defined by
the first field of the
file, and minor is the device minor number.
The dump device can be changed to allow a crash dump to be
written to tape; the default dump device is set equal to the swap
You can also define the default dump device using the
dump bootstring (see
The following entry in sassign causes
a dump of the system image to be written to the first
no-rewind SCSI tape device if the system crashes:
dump Stp 8
Alternatively, to dump to the no-rewind
QIC-02 cartridge tape drive
in QIC-24 format:
dump ct 8
Only SCSI tapes allow a dump to be written across volumes.
The cartridge tape driver (see
returns an error if it reaches the end of the tape.
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003