FreeDOS help system (hhstndrd 1.0.8 en)[mirror]

Command: mirror

MIRROR records information about the disk, such as the boot sector, file allocation table and root directory for possible data recovery.




drive Saves UNFORMAT information to a drive letter, e.g. X: /PARTN Saves the partition tables to a:\partnsav.fil for future. recovery via UNFORMAT /PARTN. /? Shows the help.


MIRROR stores a copy of the boot sector, FAT tables, and root directory in a "storage location" near the end of the disk. By using the /partn switch with the mirror command you can save a backup of the partition tables to a partnsav.fil on the a: drive. Note: The mirror image created by this program is only recoverable by using the UNFORMAT program for FreeDOS.


mirror d: mirror /partn

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