faum-mergecow - Tool for merging copy-on-write files
faum-mergecow lets you merge the changes recorded in the copy-on-write
file with the data on the (untouched, because of copy-on-write)
original media. This can be useful for testing first with copy-on-write
and then finalizing everything by merging the changes back into the
The first parameter is the filename of the original media. The map file
and the copy-on-write data will be found by appending .map and .cow.
(usually this will be ide-#/unit-#/media in your virtual machine
The second parameter file is the name of the file which will contain
the merged data. This file can directly be used as media for virtual
machines. Make sure there is enough room on your filesystem for this
Please report all bugs to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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