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Re: [Libguestfs] Read MBR and store in a file?



On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 11:34:34AM -0500, Jason A. Kates wrote:
> what about just using dd?
> dd if=disk.img of=mbr bs=512b count=1

Correct, that's what I alluded to here:

> > This will work for any format of disk.  Of course for a raw format
> > disk this is just a slower way of reading the first 512 bytes from the
> > raw file.

'dd' is only going to work for a raw format file.  It won't work
for any other disk image format.

'qemu-io' will work for all disk image formats supported by qemu
(same as libguestfs).

Rich.

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