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BTRFS-IMAGE

BTRFS-IMAGE

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NAME

btrfs-image - create/restore an image of the filesystem  

SYNOPSIS

btrfs-image [options] source target  

DESCRIPTION

btrfs-image is used to create an image of a btrfs filesystem. All data will be zeroed, but metadata and the like is preserved. source is the special file corresponding to the device containing a btrfs filesystem. (e.g /dev/sdXX). target is the image file that btrfs-image creates. When used with -r option, btrfs-image restores the image file from source into target.  

OPTIONS

-r
restore metadump image.
-c value
compression level (0 ~ 9).
-t value
number of threads (1 ~ 32) to be used to process the image dump or restore.
 

AVAILABILITY

btrfs-image is part of btrfs-progs. Btrfs is currently under heavy development, and not suitable for any uses other than benchmarking and review. Please refer to the btrfs wiki http://btrfs.wiki.kernel.org for further details.  

SEE ALSO

btrfsck(8),btrfsctl(8),mkfs.btrfs(8)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
AVAILABILITY
SEE ALSO

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