lofiadm — Administer Files Available as Block Devices Through lofi

Synopsis

/usr/sbin/lofiadm -a file [device]
/usr/sbin/lofiadm -d file | device
/usr/sbin/lofiadm [file | device]

Description

The lofiadm command is new in the Solaris 8 release. Use the lofiadm command to administer lofi(7D), the loopback file driver. You can use this command to create a quick file system when a spare disk slice is not available. The lofi(7D) file driver enables you to associate a file with a block device. That file can then be accessed through the block device, which is useful when the file contains an image of some file system (such as a floppy or CD-ROM image) ...

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