btrfs-debug-tree man page

btrfs-debug-tree — dump btrfs filesystem metadata into stdout


btrfs-debug-tree [options] <device>


btrfs-debug-tree is used to dump the whole tree of the given device.

This is maybe useful for analyzing filesystem state or inconsistence and has a positive educational effect on understanding the internal structure. <device> is the device file where the filesystem is stored.


Print detailed extents info.
Print info of btrfs device and root tree dirs only.
Print info of roots only.
-b <block_num>
Print info of the specified block only.

Exit Status

btrfs-debug-tree will return 0 if no error happened. If any problems happened, 1 will be returned.

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