Manual Reference Pages - CREATEHDF (1)
createhdf Create a blank IDE hard disk image in .hdf format
createhdf [ -c ] [ -s ]
cylinders heads sectors file
createhdf creates a blank image of an IDE hard disk in .hdf format for
use with Sinclair ZX Spectrum emulators.
specifies that the .hdf image should be created in compact mode,
where only the low byte of every word is stored in the image. This is
useful for saving space if the hard disk image is for use with an
interface which accesses only the low byte of every word.
specifies that the .hdf image should
not be created as a sparse file. Normally,
createhdf will attempt to create the hard disk image as a sparse file, where
the operating system knows that the file consists mostly of zero bytes
and fills those in without using any space in the file. This option
disables this. (Theres nothing magic about this: if data is written
to the file, it will take up space just like any other data; its only
empty space which is synthesised by the operating system).
-v version |
specifies the version of .hdf image to be created. Valid values are
1.0 for a version 1.0 file and
1.1 for a version 1.1 file. Defaults to creating version 1.1 files.
specifies the number of cylinders in the image.
specifies the number of heads in the image.
specifies the number of sectors in the image.
specifies the file to which the image should be written.
The .hdf format specification, at
The comp.sys.sinclair Spectrum FAQ, at
Philip Kendall (email@example.com).
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