any simple tool to extract files from an UFS image ?

Julian Elischer julian at
Mon Jun 9 18:50:24 UTC 2008

Luigi Rizzo wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 09, 2008 at 10:51:56AM -0700, Julian Elischer wrote:
>> Luigi Rizzo wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I am doing some work recently on small FreeBSD images (picobsd and 
>>> friends),
>>> and I need to run on a linux machine some script to customize
>>> both the UFS and the ISO image.
>> dump and restore?
> ???
> the UFS image is just a file produced on FreeBSD - i'd rather not
> require root privs to mount the image in order to manipulate it.
> cheers
> luigi

dump reads the UFS filesystem directly does it not? piped into 
restore, it puts the files onto a mounted filesystem.

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