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       partclone.ntfsfixboot - deals with braindeadness with moving NTFS filesystems.


       partclone.ntfsfixboot [-w] [-h n] [-t n] [-s n] [-b] [-f] [-p] {DEVICE}


       partclone.ntfsfixboot is NOT a part of Partclone project but included to fix ntfs boot
       issue. 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.ntfsfixboot deals with braindeadness with moving NTFS filesystems. writted by
       Orgad Shaneh (2009) and Daniel J. Grace (2006).


       The program follows the usual GNU command line syntax,a summary of options is included

           Write new start sector to the partition.

        -h num
           Specify number of heads per track. If omitted, determined via ioctl.

        -t num
           Specify number of sectors per track. If omitted, determined via ioctl.

        -s num
           New start sector to write. If omitted, determined via ioctl.

           Proceed even if the specified device is not a partition.

           Force the operation to occur even if device does not look like a valid NTFS partition
           or values are equal.

           Print debug information (values read, values requested etc.

           where device points to an NTFS partition


       The following diagnostics may be issued on stderr:

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

       Code   Diagnostic
       0      success (values are correct, or changed
       1      a change is needed, but -w was not specified
       2      an error occured


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


       Yu-Chin Tsai <>


       Copyright © 2007 Yu-Chin Tsai

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