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'''aimage''' (the '''advanced imager''') is an [[imaging]] tool which is part of [[AFF]].
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'''aimage''' (the '''advanced imager''') was an [[imaging]] tool that was part of [[AFF]].
  
'''aimage''' can create files in raw, AFF, AFD, or AFM formats. AFF and AFD formats can be compressed or uncompressed. [[aimage]]  can optionally compress and calculate [[MD5]] or [[SHA-1]] hash residues while the data is being copied. It has intelligent error recovery, similar to what is in [[ddrescue]].
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'''aimage''' can create files in raw, AFF, AFD, or AFM formats. AFF and AFD formats can be compressed or uncompressed. [[aimage]]  can optionally compress and calculate [[MD5]] or [[SHA-1]] hash residues while the data is being copied. It had intelligent error recovery, similar to what is in [[ddrescue]].
  
[[Category:Tools]]
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'''aimage'' was withdrawn from support (December 25, 2010)
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Linux distributions that packaged '''image''' are encouraged to drop it and package guymager instead.
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===See Also===
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* [[How_to_image_an_IDE_disk_with_aimage_and_FreeBSD]]

Revision as of 22:42, 11 April 2012

aimage
Maintainer: Simson Garfinkel, Basis Technology
OS: Linux
Genre: Disk imaging
License: Original BSD license
Website: afflib.org

aimage (the advanced imager) was an imaging tool that was part of AFF.

aimage can create files in raw, AFF, AFD, or AFM formats. AFF and AFD formats can be compressed or uncompressed. aimage can optionally compress and calculate MD5 or SHA-1 hash residues while the data is being copied. It had intelligent error recovery, similar to what is in ddrescue.


'aimage was withdrawn from support (December 25, 2010)

Linux distributions that packaged image are encouraged to drop it and package guymager instead.

See Also