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faum-mergecow - Tool for merging copy-on-write files

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NAME

faum-mergecow - Tool for merging copy-on-write files

SYNOPSIS

faum-mergecow media-basefile
 
 
 
 

DESCRIPTION

faum-mergecow lets you merge the changes recorded in the copy-on-write file with the data on the (untouched, because of copy-on-write) original media. This can be useful for testing first with copy-on-write and then finalizing everything by merging the changes back into the original media.
The first parameter is the filename of the original media. The map file and the copy-on-write data will be found by appending .map and .cow. (usually this will be ide- #/unit-#/media in your virtual machine directory).
The second parameter file is the name of the file which will contain the merged data. This file can directly be used as media for virtual machines. Make sure there is enough room on your filesystem for this file!

BUGS

Please report all bugs to info@faumachine.org[1].

SEE ALSO

faum-node-pc(1)

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by the FAUmachine Team[1].

CONTACT

Webpage[2]
Project Team[1]

AUTHOR

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NOTES

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Webpage
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