Differences for UnixWare 2 and SCO OpenServer users

UnixWare and SCO OpenServer runtime commands

This section describes key command equivalences and differences. See the manual reference pages for full details of all UnixWare commands.

Equivalent commands and processes

The options for many commands are different. See the manual pages for information.

The following table shows UnixWare equivalents for SCO OpenServer commands that are no longer available.

SCO OpenServer command UnixWare equivalent
doscmd(C) dos(1). These dos utilities are no longer available in UnixWare 7. Similar functionality is available in the mtools package provided in the Skunkware archives. See dos(1) for details.
bootos(HW) boot(1M)
Use the KERNEL argument to specify the kernel to boot.
mkdev(ADM) The main functionality is in dcu(1M) and resmgr(1M).
mkdev hd diskadd(1M)
divvy(ADM) disksetup(1M)
Use prtvtoc(1M) and edvtoc(1M) to edit the disk's VTOC.
badtrk(ADM) disksetup(1M)
custom(ADM) pkgadd(1M) (for SCO UnixWare 2.0 and UnixWare packages)
enable(ADM) and disable(ADM) pmadm(1M) and sacadm(1M).
coltbl(ADM) colltbl(1M)
configure(ADM) The idtools commands. See idconfupdate(1M), idinstall(1M), idmkinit(1M) and idtune(1M).
cpuonoff(ADM) psradm(1M) (to activate and deactivate processors) and psrinfo(1M) (to show the current state of processors).
cpusar(ADM) sar(1M) (base command)
haltsys(ADM) halt(1Mbsd)
integrity(ADM) pkgchk(1M)
link_unix(ADM) idbuild(1M)
multiscreen(M) Configure using vtlmgr(1).
nwpasswd(NWG) Use NetWare UNIX Client (NUC) to change passwords.
p_fsck (in fsck(ADM)) fsck(1M) (-P option)
link_unix(ADM) idbuild(1M)
reboot(ADM) halt(1Mbsd)
rlogind(ADMN) in.rlogind (see rlogind(1Mtcp))
routed(ADMN) in.routed (see routed(1Mtcp))
rusersd(NADM) rpc.rusersd (see rusersd(1Mtcp))
rwalld(NADM) rpc.rwalld (see rwalld(1Mtcp))

rwhod(NADM) rpc.rwhod (see rwhod(1Mtcp))
telnetd(ADMN) in.telnetd (see telnetd(1Mtcp))
tftpd(ADMN) in.tftpd (see tftpd(1Mtcp))
timed(ADMN) in.timed (see timed(1Mtcp))
ulist(NWG) Use NetWare UNIX Client (NUC) utilities to view all the users on a NetWare server.
uuclean(ADM) uucleanup(1Mbnu)
rwalld(NADM) in.rwalld (see rwalld(1Mtcp))
xntpd(NADM) in.xntpd (see rwalld(1Mtcp))

The following table shows UnixWare equivalents for SCO OpenServer system files.

SCO OpenServer file UnixWare equivalent
filesys(F) /etc/vfstab

Commands with the same name and different functionality

The following commands have the same name but substantially different functionality in SCO OpenServer and UnixWare. See the manual pages for details of the UnixWare commands.

Commands that differ only in the options available are not listed here.

SCO OpenServer command name UnixWare functionality
ct(HW) ct(1bnu)
crash(ADM) crash(1M) (functionality is substantially different)
boot(HW) (boot program) boot(1M) (boot program)
debug(HW) (boot debugger) No equivalent.
dbx(CP) (command-line oriented user-level program debugger) debug(1); also see ``A guide to debug for dbx users''. If started in a graphical environment, debug will launch its graphical interface rather than the command-line interface; this can be overridden using debug -ic to start the debugger.
dbxtra(CP) dbXtra(CP) (graphical front-ends for dbx) debug(1); if started in a graphical environment, debug will launch its graphical interface rather than the command-line interface.
rc0(ADM), rc2(ADM) rc0(1M), rc1(1M), rc2(1M), rc3(1M) (See manual pages for details.)
rsh(C) rsh(1tcp) (remote shell)
/etc/TZ /etc/TZ (time zone directory)

SCO OpenServer commands available for compatibility only

The following SCO OpenServer commands are available for backward compatibility only. Set the OSRCMDS variable (OSRCMDS=on ; export OSRCMDS) to run applications that use the SCO OpenServer versions of these commands.

Commands no longer available

The following SCO OpenServer commands are not available. See ``Equivalent commands and processes'' for equivalents when the same functionality is available via other commands or processes.

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