ipmctl-dump-session - Man Page

Dumps content captured during a recording session.

Synopsis

ipmctl dump [OPTIONS] -destination (path) -session

Description

Dumps content captured during a recording session. Captured content includes ACPI, SMBIOS tables, and FIS requests and responses. The resulting session file that is generated can be used to playback commands recorded on a real platform in a simulated environment, making it possible to debug issues offline.

Options

-h, -help

Displays help for the command.

-ddrt

Used to specify DDRT as the desired transport protocol for the current invocation of ipmctl.

-smbus

Used to specify SMBUS as the desired transport protocol for the current invocation of ipmctl.
Note

The -ddrt and -smbus options are mutually exclusive and may not be used together.

Target

-destination (path)

An absolute or relative path including the filename, where the contents of the active session will be copied to.

-session

Specifies to dump the contents associated with an active recording session.

Examples

Dump the contents associated with the current active recording session to /tmp/session.pbr.

ipmctl dump -destination /tmp/session.pbr -session

Limitations

To successfully execute this command, there must be an active recording session.

Return Data

The resulting file includes, NFIT, PCAT, PMTT and SMBIOS tables that are used by IPMCTL to determine the PMem module topology.  PMem module data that is transferred to/from PMem modules over the mailbox interface.

Sample Output

Successfully dumped 1060619 bytes to file.

Referenced By

ipmctl(1).

2020-10-15 ipmctl