|This will override some sensible defaults, such as not using a mounted volume. Use this option with caution.|
|-h, --help||Show a list of options with a brief description of each one.|
|-l||Display licensing information.|
|Simulate the truncation without actually write to device.|
|Suppress some debug/warning/error messages.|
|Display more debug/warning/error messages.|
|Show the version number, copyright and license of ntfstruncate.|
Define a particular attribute type to be truncated (advanced use only).
By default, the unnamed $DATA attribute (the contents of a plain file) will
be truncated. The attribute has to be specified by a number in decimal
or hexadecimal :
Define the name of the particular attribute type to be truncated
(advanced use only).
|Specify the target size of the file. It will be rounded up to a multiple of the cluster size. A suffix of K, M, G, T, P or E may be appended to mean a multiplicative factor of a power of 1000. Similarly a suffix of Ki, Mi, Gi, Ti, Pi or Ei may be appended to mean a multiplicative factor of a power of 1024.|
Resize to 100MB the file database.db located in the Data directory which is at the root of an NTFS file system.
ntfstruncate /dev/sda1 Data/database.db 100M
There are no known problems with ntfstruncate. If you find a bug, please send an email describing the problem to the development team:
ntfstruncate was written by Anton Altaparmakov.
ntfstruncate is part of the ntfs-3g package and is available from:
|ntfs-3g 2015.3.14||NTFSTRUNCATE (8)||June 2014|