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xchklog(8) JFS utility - extract fsck.jfs log xchklog(8)
xchklog - extract a log from the JFS fsck workspace into a file
xchklog [ -f output.file ] [ -p ] [ -V ] device
xchklog extracts the contents of either the most recent or immediately prior JFS fsck ser-
vice log from the specified device, and writes the output into a specified or default
file. (The default file name is <pwd>fscklog.new. If the -p option is used, the default
file name is <pwd>fscklog.old.)
The contents of the output file can be formatted into text by using the JFS utility
device is the special file name corresponding to the actual device from which the fsck log
will be extracted (e.g. /dev/hdb1 ).
Specify the output file name, overriding the default file name.
output.file must be 127 characters or less in length.
output.file will be created in the present working directory unless it is fully
-p Extract the prior log (as opposed to the most recent log).
-V Print version information and exit (regardless of any other chosen options).
Extract the most recent log on /dev/hda5 into <pwd>fscklog.new:
Extract the most recent log on /dev/hdb3 into /temp/l9651107.log:
xchklog -f /temp/l9651107.log /dev/hdb3
Extract the prior log on /dev/hdb4 into <pwd>fscklog.old:
xchklog -p /dev/hdb4
If you find a bug in JFS or xchklog, please report it via the bug tracking system ("Report
Bugs" section) of the JFS project web site:
Please send as much pertinent information as possible, including any xchklog error mes-
sages and the complete output of running fsck.jfs with the -v option on the JFS device.
xchkdmp(8), mkfs.jfs(8), fsck.jfs(8), logdump(8), logredo(8), xpeek(8)
Barry Arndt (email@example.com)
xchklog is maintained by IBM.
See the JFS project web site for more details:
January 11, 2002 xchklog(8)
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