10.66. Dvhtool-1.0.1

The Dvhtool package is used to manipulate volume headers of devices using sgi disk labels.

10.66.1. Installation of Dvhtool



This program is required for the Arcload bootloader, which is for SGI Workstations and SGI Servers based on MIPS Processors.

This patch fixes build issues with Dvhtool and adds support for LVM and Linux partitions:

patch -Np1 -i ../dvhtool-1.0.1-fixes-1.patch

Prepare Dvhtool for compilation:

./configure --prefix=/usr

Compile the package:


Install the package:

make install

10.66.2. Contents of Dvhtool

Installed programs: dvhtool

Short Descriptions


A utility for displaying SGI disk partition and volume header information as well as for copying files to and from the volume header