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

       partclone.restore - restore partclone image to device.

       partclone.restore {[-s | --source] source}
			 {[[-o | --output] [-O | --overwrite]] target}
			 [[-dX | --debug=X] [--restore_row_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]

       partclone.restore is a part of Partclone project to restore all image
       made from partclone.[fstype] or partclone.dd. 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.

       -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.

	   Creating special raw file for loop device.

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

       -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 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.

	   The log file of partclone.restore

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

	    restore image from clonezilla(split, gzip,) with stdin source
	     cat  sda1.ext3-ptcl-img.gz.a*  | gunzip -c | partclone.restore -d -s - -o /dev/sda1

	    restore  raw  image	 from  partclone.dd
	     partclone.dd  -d  -c  -s  /dev/sda1  -o  - | partclone.restore -d -s - -o /dev/sdb1

       The following diagnostics may be issued on stderr:

       partclone.restore 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.restore		  05/26/2013		  PARTCLONE.RESTORE(8)

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