volcopy - make an image copy of file system
volcopy [-F FSType] [-V] [generic_options]
[-o FSType-specific_options] operands
volcopy makes a literal copy of the file system. This
command may not be supported for all FSTypes.
The following options are supported:
Specify the FSType on which to operate. The
FSType should either be specified here or be determinable from
/etc/vfstab by matching the operands with an entry in the table.
Otherwise, the default file system type specified in /etc/default/fs
will be used.
Echo the complete command line, but do not execute the
command. The command line is generated by using the options and arguments
provided by the user and adding to them information derived from
/etc/vfstab. This option should be used to verify and validate the
Options that are commonly supported by most
-specific command modules. The following options are available:
Require the operator to respond "yes" or
"no" instead of simply waiting ten seconds before the copy is
(Default) Invoke the DEL if wrong verification
Specify FSType-specific options in a comma
separated (without spaces) list of suboptions and keyword-attribute pairs for
interpretation by the FSType-specific module of the command.
The following operands are supported:
generally include the device and volume names and are
file system specific. A detailed description of the operands can be
found on the FSType-specific man pages of volcopy.
The following exit values are returned:
Successful file system copy
An error has occurred.
list of default parameters for each file system
default local file system type. Default values can be set
for the following flags in /etc/default/fs
. For example:
The default partition for a command if no FSType