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thin_metadata_unpack - Man Page

unpack thin provisioning binary metadata.

Synopsis

thin_metadata_unpack [options] -i {device|file} -o {device|file}

Description

thin_metadata_pack and thin_metadata_unpack are used to compress

binary metadata.

Useful for support.

thin_metadata_unpack expands metadata that has previously been packed with

thin_metadata_pack.

It outputs a binary file that the rest of the thin tools can use.

This tool cannot be run on live metadata.

Options

-h,  --help

Print help and exit.

-V,  --version

Print version information and exit.

-i,  --input {device|file}

Input file or device with binary data.

-o,  --output {device|file}

Output file or device for binary data.

See Also

thin_dump(8), thin_check(8), thin_restore(8), thin_rmap(8), thin_metadata_size(8)

Author

Joe Thornber <ejt@redhat.com>

Info

Device Mapper Tools System Manager's Manual