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authorReda Sallahi <fullmanet@gmail.com>2016-08-10 16:16:09 +0200
committerMax Reitz <mreitz@redhat.com>2016-09-20 22:10:57 +0200
commitf7c1553388c98efcdcc70371e655417cf1ed7df6 (patch)
treeafc25b05e013b671d704c4948306c4315dee5af1 /qemu-img.texi
parent86ce1f6e2b73b33c4a52818e245378bf52d27200 (diff)
qemu-img: add skip option to dd
This adds the skip option which allows qemu-img dd to skip a number of blocks before copying the input. A test case was added to test the skip option. Signed-off-by: Reda Sallahi <fullmanet@gmail.com> Message-id: 20160810141609.32727-1-fullmanet@gmail.com Signed-off-by: Max Reitz <mreitz@redhat.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'qemu-img.texi')
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/qemu-img.texi b/qemu-img.texi
index 880293aefa..174aae38b7 100644
--- a/qemu-img.texi
+++ b/qemu-img.texi
@@ -151,6 +151,8 @@ sets the number of input blocks to copy
sets the input file
@item of=@var{output}
sets the output file
+@item skip=@var{blocks}
+sets the number of input blocks to skip
@end table
Command description:
@@ -324,7 +326,7 @@ skipped. This is useful for formats such as @code{rbd} if the target
volume has already been created with site specific options that cannot
be supplied through qemu-img.
-@item dd [-f @var{fmt}] [-O @var{output_fmt}] [bs=@var{block_size}] [count=@var{blocks}] if=@var{input} of=@var{output}
+@item dd [-f @var{fmt}] [-O @var{output_fmt}] [bs=@var{block_size}] [count=@var{blocks}] [skip=@var{blocks}] if=@var{input} of=@var{output}
Dd copies from @var{input} file to @var{output} file converting it from
@var{fmt} format to @var{output_fmt} format.