Custom disk image persistence

Started by tolisss

Custom disk image persistence   16 January 2017, 18:11

Hi

There is a setting that allows to store disk back to the image on x min, however I am interested to perform that action on custom scenarios like when idle for x min. Is this possible somehow? Perhaps I could use command line?
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Re: Custom disk image persistence   16 January 2017, 18:41

Yes, there's the /save command line parameter as described in the user manual.

Note though, the RAM Disk becomes write-protected for the time data is being saved and OS will deny any writing during the process. Also it's a good idea to backup the image file regularly in case it gets corrupted.

Re: Custom disk image persistence   21 January 2017, 18:25

>the RAM Disk becomes write-protected for the time data is being saved and OS will deny any writing during the process

does the build-in setting handles this case?
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Re: Custom disk image persistence   21 January 2017, 21:34

No, any RAM Disk associated with an image becomes read-only for the duration of saving to keep the file system consistent.

Re: Custom disk image persistence   21 January 2017, 21:37

so i am still not clear if I use the command line do I need to perform additional actions?
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Re: Custom disk image persistence   21 January 2017, 23:47

No. As soon as you pass the /save switch, the RAM Disk's contents will be saved to its associated image.

Re: Custom disk image persistence   23 January 2017, 04:40

if I set to auto save every 10 min and restart before save occurs will I lost my data?
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Re: Custom disk image persistence   23 January 2017, 10:32

It's saved both every 10 mins and upon shutdown or restart. If the system crashes between saves, obviously data will be lost. If the system crashes during saving, the image file will likely be corrupted.

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