MKCP

Section: Maintenance Commands (8)
Updated: Apr 2014
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NAME

mkcp - make a NILFS2 checkpoint  

SYNOPSIS

mkcp [options] [device]  

DESCRIPTION

mkcp is a utility for making a checkpoint or snapshot for the NILFS2 file system found in device. When device is omitted, it tries to find a NILFS2 file system from /proc/mounts.

This command is valid only for mounted NILFS2 file systems, and will fail if the device has no active mounts.  

OPTIONS

-s, --snapshot
Create a snapshot.
-p, --print
Print the checkpoint number when successfully created.
-h, --help
Display help message and exit.
-V, --version
Display version and exit.
 

AUTHOR

Koji Sato  

AVAILABILITY

mkcp is part of the nilfs-utils package and is available from http://nilfs.sourceforge.net.  

SEE ALSO

nilfs(8), lscp(1), chcp(8), rmcp(8), nilfs-tune(8).


 

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