nbdkit-file-plugin man page

nbdkit-file-plugin — nbdkit file plugin

Synopsis

nbdkit file file=FILENAME

Description

"nbdkit-file-plugin" is a file serving plugin for nbdkit(1).

It serves the named "FILENAME" over NBD.

Parameters

file=FILENAME
Serve the file named "FILENAME". A device path can also be used here.

This parameter is required.
rdelay=SECS
rdelay=<NN>ms
Delay reads for "SECS" seconds or "NN" milliseconds. This is used to simulate a slow or remote server, or to test certain kinds of race conditions in Linux.

The default is no delay.
wdelay=SECS
wdelay=<NN>ms
Delay writes for "SECS" seconds or "NN" milliseconds. This is used to simulate a slow or remote server, or to test certain kinds of race conditions in Linux.

The default is no delay.

See Also

nbdkit(1), nbdkit-plugin(3).

Authors

Richard W.M. Jones

License

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Referenced By

nbdkit(1).

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