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       casper-snapshot - a simple script to ease persistence usage.


       casper-snapshot     [-c|--cow     DIRECTORY]    [-d|--device    DEVICE]
       [-e|--exclude-list FILE] [-o|--output FILE] [-t|--type TYPE]

       casper-snapshot -r|--resync-string STRING
       casper-snapshot -h|--help
       casper-snapshot -u|--usage
       casper-snapshot -v|--version


       Casper-snapshot is a script which can be used to build the right  types
       of  persistent image files supported by casper. It is also used on exit
       by the casper init script to resync the boot-found snapshots devices.


       -c, --cow DIRECTORY
              specifies the input directory to be cloned in  the  image  file.
              Its  default value "/cow" should be right for most uses. However
              it could be handy to specify "/home" and type ext2 for the  type
              to prepare an image file suited to be directly mounted by casper
              as home.

       -d, --device DEVICE
              sets the device where the media which  the  snapshot/persistence
              file/partition will be put. If it is not specified, a tmpfs will
              be used and linked to the user's desktop to move it where it  is
              needed.  If  the  device  has  no filesystem, an ext2 fs will be
              automatically created  and  labelled  according  to  the  values
              specified after the "--output" value or with a sane default.

       -e, --exclude-list FILE
              a  file  containing a list of filenames/paths that should not be
              saved. This  exclude  list  will  be  remebered  on  the  target
              snapshot media for reuse.

       -o, --output FILE
              the  filename/label  used for the output file/partition. If left
              blank, casper-snapshot will search for  a  proper  file  on  the
              device or use the whole partition.

       -r, --resync-string STRING
              internally used on resyncs.

       -t, --type TYPE
              Type could be one of "cpio", "squashfs" or "ext2".


       casper-snapshot Time (and BTS) will tell.


       Debian Live project <>




       casper-snapshot was written Marco Amadori <>.

       This     manual     page     was     written     by    Marco    Amadori
              for the Debian project (but may be used by others).