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KDUMP(8)						      System Manager's Manual							  KDUMP(8)

kdump - This is just a placeholder until real man page has been written SYNOPSIS
kdump [options] start_address... DESCRIPTION
kdump does not have a man page yet. OPTIONS
kdump was written by Eric Biederman. This manual page was written by Khalid Aziz <>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others). Jul 27, 2005 KDUMP(8)

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KDUMP(1)						    BSD General Commands Manual 						  KDUMP(1)

kdump -- display kernel trace data SYNOPSIS
kdump [-dnlRT] [-f file] [-m maxdata] [-t [cnisuw]] DESCRIPTION
The kdump command displays the kernel trace files produced with ktrace(1) in human readable format. By default, the file ktrace.out in the current directory is displayed. The options are as follows: -d Display all numbers in decimal. -f file Display the specified file instead of ktrace.out. -l Loop reading the trace file, once the end-of-file is reached, waiting for more data. -m maxdata Display at most maxdata bytes when decoding I/O. -n Suppress ad hoc translations. Normally kdump tries to decode many system calls into a more human readable format. For example, ioctl(2) values are replaced with the macro name and errno values are replaced with the strerror(3) string. Suppressing this feature yields a more consistent output format and is easily amenable to further processing. -R Display relative timestamps (time since previous entry). -T Display absolute timestamps for each entry (seconds since epoch). -t cnisuw See the -t option of ktrace(1). SEE ALSO
ktrace(1) HISTORY
The kdump command appeared in 4.4BSD. BSD
June 6, 1993 BSD
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