Welcome to Partclone Usage
partclone.chkimg — The utility to check image made by partclone
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 partclone.xxx 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.
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.
put special path to record partclone log information.(default /var/log/partclone.log)
Don't check device size and free space.
Using Ncurses Text User Interface.
Output message as Dialog Format.
Ignore crc check error.
put special second to different interval.
Set the debug level [1|2|3]
Show summary of options.
Show version of program.
The following diagnostics may be issued
partclone.chkimg provides some return codes, that can be used in scripts:
Report bugs to firstname.lastname@example.org or http://partclone.org.
You can get support at http://partclone.org