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man pages section 8: System Administration Commands

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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

volcopy_ufs(8)

Name

volcopy_ufs - make an image copy of a ufs file system

Synopsis

volcopy [-F ufs] [generic_options] fsname srcdevice volname1 destdevice volname2

Description

volcopy makes a literal copy of the ufs file system using a blocksize matched to the device.

Options

The following option is supported:

generic_options

options supported by the generic volcopy command. See volcopy(8).

Operands

The following operands are supported:

fsname

represents the mount point (for example, root, u1, etc.) of the file system being copied.

srcdevice or destdevice

the disk partition specified using the raw device (for example, /dev/rdsk/cld0s8, /dev/rdsk/cld1s8, etc.).

srcdevice and volname1

the device and physical volume from which the copy of the file system is being extracted.

destdevice and volname2

the target device and physical volume.

fsname and volname are limited to six or fewer characters and recorded in the superblock. volname may be `' to use the existing volume name.

Exit Status

The following exit values are returned:

0

Successful file system copy.

non-zero

An error has occurred.

Files

/var/adm/filesave.log

a record of file systems/volumes copied

Attributes

See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Availability
system/file-system/ufs

See Also

cpio(1), ufs(4FS), attributes(7), dd(8), labelit(8), volcopy(8)

Notes

volcopy does not support copying to tape devices. Use dd(8) for copying to and from tape devices.