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FOSREAD(1) User Commands FOSREAD(1)


fosread - FOS reader


fosread [options] device mode [node] [path]


Tool for a read-only access on Smaky FOS.

Display help message.
Show version.
Force an hard disk instead of the autodetection.
Force a floppy disk instead of the autodetection.
Turn ON the FOS logger.
enable the undelete mode, even deleted files will be listed and sometimes restorable with get mode.
/dev/fd0 for floppy disk
/dev/sda for hard disk, etc, ...
list : list the content of a node
get : copy a file from the Smaky disk in a local directory
The tree with the file (or folder) for get or list.
example: foo/bar/toto.text
You can specify a path to save the file (with get mode).


Written by Mathieu Schroeter <>.


Report bugs to <>.


Copyright © 2006-2009 Mathieu Schroeter

This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

July 2009 fosread