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bximage(1)		       The Bochs Project		    bximage(1)

NAME
       bximage	-  Interactive	Disk  Image  Creation,	Conversion, Resize and
       Redolog Commit Tool for Bochs

SYNOPSIS
       bximage [options] [filename1] [filename2]

DESCRIPTION
       Bximage is an easy to use console based tool for	 creating,  converting
       and  resizing  disk  images,  particularly for  use with	Bochs. It also
       supports	committing  redolog files to their  base images.  It is	  com-
       pletely	 interactive   if no command line  arguments are used.	It can
       be switched to a	non-interactive	mode  if all required  parameters  are
       given in	the command line.

OPTIONS
       When you	run bximage without one	of the following options, it will  ap-
       pear  in	 interactive  mode and	ask   for  all required	parameters  to
       manipulate an image.

       -mode=...
	      Operation	mode (create, convert, resize, commit, info)

       -fd=...
	      Create: floppy image with	size code (e.g.	360k, 720k, 1.44M)

       -hd=...
	      Create/resize: hard disk image with size in megabytes (M)	or gi-
	      gabytes (G)

       -imgmode=...
	      Create/convert: hard disk	image mode - see  the  bochsrc	sample
	      for supported options.

       -b     Convert/resize:  create  a  backup  of the source	image. Commit:
	      create backups of	base image and redolog file.

       -q     Quiet  mode (don't prompt	for user input). Without  this	option
	      bximage  uses  the  command  line	parameters as defaults for the
	      interactive mode.	If this	option is given	and  one  of  the  re-
	      quired parameters	is missing, bximage will fall back to interac-
	      tive mode.

       --help Print  a	summary	 of  the command line options for bximage  and
	      exit.

       The  filename1  parameter specifies the name of the new image (create),
       the source image	(convert/resize) or the	base image (commit).

       The filename2 parameter specifies the name  of  the  destination	 image
       (convert/resize)	or the redolog (journal) file (commit).

LICENSE
       This  program   is distributed  under the terms of the  GNU Lesser Gen-
       eral Public License as published	 by  the  Free	Software   Foundation.
       See  the	LICENSE	and COPYING files located in /usr/share/doc/bochs/ for
       details on the license and the lack of warranty.

AVAILABILITY
       The latest version of this program can be found at:
	 http://bochs.sourceforge.net/getcurrent.html

SEE ALSO
       bochs(1), bochsrc(5), bochs-dlx(1)

       The Bochs IA-32 Emulator	site on	the World Wide Web:
	 http://bochs.sourceforge.net

       Online Bochs Documentation
	    http://bochs.sourceforge.net/doc/docbook

AUTHORS
       The original version of bximage	was written  by	Bryce Denney, based on
       several	similar	tools from the bochs-developers	list.  The support for
       converting and resizing images has been added by	Volker Ruppert.

BUGS
       Please  report all  bugs	to the bug tracker  on	our  web site. Just go
       to http://bochs.sourceforge.net,	and click "Bug Reports"	on the sidebar
       under "Feedback."

       Provide a detailed description of the bug, the version of  the  program
       you  are	 running,  the operating system	you are	running	the program on
       and  the	 operating   system  you are running in	the emulator.

bximage				  19 Jun 2014			    bximage(1)

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