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THIN_RESTORE


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NAME

thin_restore – restore thin provisioning metadata file to device or file


 

SYNOPSIS

thin_restore

[options]

-i

{device|file}

-o

{device|file}


 

DESCRIPTION

thin_restore

restores thin provisioning metadata created by the
respective device-mapper target dumped into an XML formatted (see
thin_dump(8))

file

, which optionally can be preprocessed before the restore to another
device

or
file.

If restored to a metadata
device

, the metadata can be processed by the device-mapper target.



-i, –input {device|file}

Input file or device with metadata.


-o, –output {device|file}

Output file or device.


-h, –help

Print help and exit.


-V, –version

Output version information and exit.



 

EXAMPLE

Restores the XML formatted thin provisioning metadata on file
metadata

to logical volume /dev/vg/metadata for further processing by the
respective device-mapper target:


thin_restore -i metadata -o /dev/vg/metadata


 

DIAGNOSTICS

thin_restore

returns an exit code of 0 for success or 1 for error.


 

SEE ALSO

thin_dump(8)

thin_check(8)

thin_repair(8)

thin_rmap(8)

thin_metadata_size(8)


 

AUTHOR

Joe Thornber <[email protected]>

Heinz Mauelshagen <[email protected]>



 

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EXAMPLE

DIAGNOSTICS

SEE ALSO

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