xfs_mdrestore (8) - Linux Man Pages
xfs_mdrestore: restores an XFS metadump image to a filesystem image
xfs_mdrestore - restores an XFS metadump image to a filesystem image
SYNOPSISxfs_mdrestore [ -g ] source target
DESCRIPTIONxfs_mdrestore is a debugging tool that restores a metadata image generated by xfs_metadump(8) to a filesystem. The source argument specifies the location of the metadump image and the target argument specifies the destination for the filesystem image. If the source is -, then the metadata image is read from stdin. This allows the output of be another program such as a compression application to be redirected to xfs_mdrestore. The target can be either a file or a device.
xfs_mdrestore should not be used to restore metadata onto an existing filesystem unless you are completely certain the target can be destroyed.
- Shows restore progress on stdout.
- Prints the version number and exits.
DIAGNOSTICSxfs_mdrestore returns an exit code of 0 if all the metadata is successfully restored or 1 if an error occurs.
BUGSEmail bug reports to linux-xfs [at] vger.kernel.org.