How to use PFSBuilder

How to use PFSBuilder

This tutorial work in windows/linux/mac

Step 1) Download the jar https://www.dropbox.com/s/do0ygc4z9dbxlwx/PFSBuilder-20140619.jar

Step 2) make sure you have java in your PC

Compress directory into PFS image

Step 1) Make sure PFSBuilder.jar is in your current directory

Step 2) Create a folder call “input” and put some files and directories in there

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Step 3) PFSBuilder has two modes: GUI mode and command line mode. Type this command to compress the “input” folder into a PFS file image called “harddisk”.

java -jar PFSBuilder-20140619.jar -c -inputdirectory input -output harddisk -partitionsize 10MB -partitionname tutorial -blocksize 2048 -projectfile project.ini

If the command is success, file “harddisk” will be created, see below

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Compress directory into PFS image using GUI mode

Step 1) start PFSbuilder by -gui option

java -jar PFSBuilder-20140619.jar -gui

Step 2) Follow the below steps

Click the “New button”
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Type in details and click “New”

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Right click the tree and click “Import Directory”, select a folder you want to compress

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If it is success to import the directory, you see something like below image

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Click on any file on LHS, file content will be displayed on RHS

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Finally, click “Save” button, the PFS file image will be created

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Decompress PFS file image into a folder

java -jar PFSBuilder-20140619.jar -input harddisk -outputdirectory output -x -partitionoffset 0 -projectfile project.ini

It will extract all folders and files in PFS image “harddisk” to directory called “output”

Command line options

PFSBuilder command line options

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