era_dump

Section: Maintenance Commands (8)
Updated: Device Mapper Tools
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NAME

era_dump - dump era metadata from device or file to standard output.  

SYNOPSIS

era_dump [options] {device|file}
 

DESCRIPTION

era_dump dumps binary era metadata created by the device-mapper era target on a device or file to standard output for analysis or postprocessing in XML format. XML formated metadata can be fed into era_restore (see era_restore(8)) in order to put it back onto a metadata device (to process by the device-mapper target) or file.

This tool cannot be run on live metadata.  

OPTIONS

-h, --help
Print help and exit.
-V, --version
Print version information and exit.
--repair
Repair the metadata whilst dumping it.
--logical
Fold any unprocessed write sets into the final era array.

    You probably want to do this if you're intending to process the results as
    it simplifies the XML.

-o {xml file} Specify a file for the output rather than writeing to stdout.  

EXAMPLES

Dumps era metadata on logical volume /dev/vg/metadata to standard output in XML format:

    $ era_dump /dev/vg/metadata

 

DIAGNOSTICS

era_dump returns an exit code of 0 for success or 1 for error.  

SEE ALSO

era_check(8), era_restore(8), era_invalidate(8)  

AUTHOR

Joe Thornber <ejt@redhat.com>


 

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