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rtas_dump - dump the contents of an RTAS event.

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NAME

rtas_dump - dump the contents of an RTAS event.

SYNOPSIS

/usr/sbin/rtas_dump [ options ]

DESCRIPTION

The rtas_dump icommand is used to dump the contents of an RTAS event into a human readable form. The tool is able to parse the contents of /var/log/messages, /var/log/platform and /var/log/boot.msg to extract dump the contents of RTAS events. RTAS events can also be read in from a specified file or stdin. The real work of de-coding RTAS events is handled by /usr/sbin/rtas_event_decode, the rtas_dump command simply parses the input and files and passes on the data to rtas_event_decode.

OPTIONS

-d
debug flag, passed through to rtas_event_decode
-f file
dump the RTAS event(s) from file
-h
print the usage message and exit
-n num
Only dump RTAS event number num
-v
dump the entire contents of the RTAS event(s), not just the header
-w
set the output character width

AUTHOR

Nathan Fontenot <nfont@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
May 2005 Linux