ROOT_ARCHIVE(1M) Maintenance Commands ROOT_ARCHIVE(1M)


NAME


root_archive - manage bootable miniroot archives

SYNOPSIS


/boot/solaris/bin/root_archive pack archive root


/boot/solaris/bin/root_archive unpack archive root


DESCRIPTION


The root_archive utility is used to manipulate boot archives. The
utility can pack and unpack boot archives and image miniroots. Both ufs
and hsfs (iso9660) format archives can be unpacked, although only ufs
format is generated when packing.


For normal, boot-related system administration, bootadm(1M) is
recommended.

SUBCOMMANDS


The root_archive command has the following subcommands:

pack archive root
Pack the contents of the root directory into the
boot archive archive.


unpack archive root

Unpack the contents of the boot archive named
archive to the directory named root.


EXIT STATUS


The following exit values are returned:

0
The command completed successfully.


1
The command exited due to an error.


ATTRIBUTES


See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:


+--------------------+-----------------+
| ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE |
+--------------------+-----------------+
|Interface Stability | Committed |
+--------------------+-----------------+

SEE ALSO


cpio(1), bootadm(1M), mount(1M), attributes(5), lofi(7D)


September 9, 2009 ROOT_ARCHIVE(1M)