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PARTCLONE.CHKIMG(8)	     Partclone User Manual	   PARTCLONE.CHKIMG(8)

       partclone.chkimg - The utility to check image made by partclone

       partclone.chkimg {[-s | --source] source}
			[[-dX | --debug=X] [-N | --ncurses] [-f | --UI-fresh] [-F | --force] [--ignore_crc] [-X | --dialog] [-C | --no_check] [-L | --logfile] logfile]

       partclone.chkimg is a part of Partclone project to veritfy image file.
       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, FAT, EXFAT(for Windows), HFS plus(APPLE MAC
       OS), UFS2(FreeBSD), VMFS(VMWare Vsphere). All partclone utils could be
       run like is very smiliar fsck or mkfs. For example, for
       backup/restore hfsplus, just run partclone.hfsp.

       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.

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

       -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.

	   Ignore crc check error.

       -F, --force
	   Force progress.

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

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

       -h, --help
	   Show summary of options.

       -v, --version
	   Show version of program.

	   The log file of partclone.chkimg

	    check part.img file is correct or not.
	      partclone.chkimg -d -s partclone.img

       The following diagnostics may be issued on stderr:

       partclone.chkimg provides some return codes, that can be used in

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

       Report bugs to or

       You can get support at

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

       Yu-Chin Tsai <>

       Copyright © 2007 Yu-Chin Tsai

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

       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

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

partclone.chkimg		  09/21/2012		   PARTCLONE.CHKIMG(8)

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