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nbdkit-partition-filter(1)	    NBDKIT	    nbdkit-partition-filter(1)

NAME
       nbdkit-partition-filter - nbdkit	partition filter

SYNOPSIS
	nbdkit --filter=partition plugin partition=PART	[plugin-args...]

DESCRIPTION
       "nbdkit-partition-filter" is a filter that limits requests to a single
       partition within	a disk image that is served by another plugin.

       Partition numbers are specified by the required "partition" parameter,
       and count from 1.

       This works like the "qemu-nbd -P" option.

       The opposite of this filter is nbdkit-partitioning-plugin(1) which adds
       a virtual partition table to a file or files.

PARAMETERS
       partition=PART
	   The partition number	to serve, counting from	1.

	   This	parameter is required.

EXAMPLE
       disk.img	is a partitioned disk image (eg. a virtual machine disk
       image).	To serve the first partition only use:

	nbdkit --filter=partition file disk.img	partition=1

FILES
       $filterdir/nbdkit-partition-filter.so
	   The filter.

	   Use "nbdkit --dump-config" to find the location of $filterdir.

VERSION
       "nbdkit-partition-filter" first appeared	in nbdkit 1.2.

SEE ALSO
       nbdkit(1), nbdkit-file-plugin(1), nbdkit-filter(3),
       nbdkit-offset-filter(1),	nbdkit-partitioning-plugin(1),
       nbdkit-truncate-filter(1), parted(8).

AUTHORS
       Eric Blake

       Richard W.M. Jones

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2018 Red Hat Inc.

LICENSE
       Redistribution and use in source	and binary forms, with or without
       modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are
       met:

       o   Redistributions of source code must retain the above	copyright
	   notice, this	list of	conditions and the following disclaimer.

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	   notice, this	list of	conditions and the following disclaimer	in the
	   documentation and/or	other materials	provided with the
	   distribution.

       o   Neither the name of Red Hat nor the names of	its contributors may
	   be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software
	   without specific prior written permission.

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nbdkit-1.20.4			  2021-09-21	    nbdkit-partition-filter(1)

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