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authorRobert Watson <rwatson@FreeBSD.org>2007-12-26 11:42:10 +0000
committerRobert Watson <rwatson@FreeBSD.org>2007-12-26 11:42:10 +0000
commit10187cae6e9c319d7709e520a30122dbc711f0dc (patch)
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Teach savecore(8) how to extract textdump(4) dumps.
Update savecore(8) man page to reflect textdump additions. MFC after: 3 months
Notes
Notes: svn path=/head/; revision=174923
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@@ -102,6 +102,12 @@ If it passes these checks, it saves the core image in
.Ar directory Ns Pa /vmcore.#
and information about the core in
.Ar directory Ns Pa /info.#
+For kernel textdumps generated with the
+.Xr textdump 4
+facility, output will be stored in the
+.Xr tar 5
+format and named
+.Ar director Ns Pa /textdump.tar.#
The ``#'' is the number from the first line of the file
.Ar directory Ns Pa /bounds ,
and it is incremented and stored back into the file each time
@@ -137,6 +143,8 @@ is meant to be called near the end of the initialization file
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr gzip 1 ,
.Xr getbootfile 3 ,
+.Xr textdump 4 ,
+.Xr tar 4 ,
.Xr dumpon 8 ,
.Xr syslogd 8
.Sh HISTORY
@@ -144,5 +152,8 @@ The
.Nm
utility appeared in
.Bx 4.1 .
+.Pp
+Support for kernel textdumps appeared in
+.Fx 8.0 .
.Sh BUGS
The minfree code does not consider the effect of compression or sparse files.