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NAME

       partclone.imager - unsupported file system backup utility.(like `dd` )

SYNOPSIS

       partclone.imager {[-c | --clone] [-r | --restore] [-b | --dev-to-dev]}
                        {{-s | --source} source} {{-o | --output} [-O | --overwrite] target}
                        [-dX | --debug=X] [--restore_raw_file] [-z | --buffer_size]
                        [-N | --ncurses] [-q | --quiet] [-f | --UI-fresh] [-F | --force]
                        [-I | --ignore_fschk] [--ignore_crc] [-X | --dialog] [-C | --nocheck]
                        [-R | --rescue] [{-L | --logfile} logfile]

DESCRIPTION

       partclone.imager is a part of Partclone project to clone unsupported file system with dd
       method. It will backup all block from partition. Partclone provide utilities to backup
       used blocks and design for higher compatibility of the file system by using existing
       library, e.g. e2fslibs is used to read the used block of ext2 partition.

       Partclone supported file system include btrfs, ext2, ext3, ext4, reiserfs, reiser4, xfs
       and jfs for LINUX. Also support some non-linux operation system, ex: NTFS and FAT (for
       Windows), HFS plus(APPLE MAC OS), UFS2(FreeBSD), VMFS(VMWare Vsphere). All partclone utils
       could be run like partclone.xxx is very smiliar fsck or mkfs. For example, for
       backup/restore hfsplus, just run partclone.hfsp.

OPTIONS

       The program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two
       dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.

       -s FILE, --source FILE
           Source FILE. The FILE could be a image file(made by partclone) or device depend on
           your action. Normanly, backup source is device, restore source is image file.

           Receving data from pipe line is supported ONLY for restoring, just ignore -s option or
           use '-' means receive data from stdin.

       -o FILE, --output FILE
           Output FILE. The FILE could be a image file(partclone will generate) or device depend
           on your action. Normanly, backup output to image file and restore output to device.

           Sending data to pipe line is also supported ONLY for back-up, just ignore -o option or
           use '-' means send data to stdout.

       -O FILE, --overwrite FILE
           Overwrite FILE, overwriting if exists.

       -c, --clone
           Save partition to the special image format.

       -r, --restore
           Restore partition from the special image format.

       -b, --dev-to-dev
           Local device to device copy on-the-fly, source and output both are device.

       --restore_raw_file
           Creating special raw file for loop device.

       -l FILE, --logfile FILE
           put special path to record partclone log information.(default /var/log/partclone.log)

       -R, --rescue
           Continue after disk read errors.

       -C, --no_check
           Don't check device size and free space.

       -N, --ncurse
           Using Ncurses Text User Interface.

       -X, --dialog
           Output message as Dialog Format.

       -I, --ignore_fschk
           Ignore filesystem check.

       --ignore_crc
           Ignore crc check error.

       -F, --force
           Force progress.

       -f sec, --UI-fresh sec
           put special second to different interval.

       -z size, --buffer_size size
           Read/write buffer size (default: 1048576)

       -q, --quiet
           Disable progress message.

       -dlevel, --debug level
           Set the debug level [1|2|3]

       -h, --help
           Show summary of options.

       -v, --version
           Show version of program.

FILES

       /var/log/partclone.log
           The log file of partclone.imager

EXAMPLES

            clone /dev/hda1 to hda1.dd.img and display debug information.
              partclone.dd -c -d -s /dev/hda1 -o hda1.dd.img

            restore /dev/hda1 from hda1.dd.img and display debug information.
              partclone.dd -r -d -s hda1.dd.img -o /dev/hda1

DIAGNOSTICS

       The following diagnostics may be issued on stderr:

       partclone.imager provides some return codes, that can be used in scripts:

       Code   Diagnostic
       0      Program exited successfully.
       1      Clone or Restore seem failed.

BUGS

       Report bugs to thomas@nchc.org.tw or http://partclone.org.

       You can get support at http://partclone.org

SEE ALSO

       partclone(8), partclone.chkimg(8), partclone.restore(8), partclone.dd(8),
       partclone.info(8)

AUTHOR

       Yu-Chin Tsai <thomas@nchc.org.tw>

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright © 2007 Yu-Chin Tsai

       This manual page was written for the Debian system (and may be used by others).

       Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of
       the GNU General Public License, Version 2 or (at your option) any later version published
       by the Free Software Foundation.

       On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in
       /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.