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dump-acct - Man Page

print an acct/pacct file in human-readable format


dump-acct [-r|--reverse] [-R|--raw] [-n|--num recs] [--byte-swap] [--format] [--ahz freq] [-h|--help] [files]


The dump-acct command transforms the output file from the accton format to the human-readable format: one record per line. Each record consists of severald fields which are separated by character "|" (the meaning of concreate field depends on the version of kernel package - with which the accton file was created).


The following options are supported:

-r,  --reverse

Print the output in reverse order.

-R,  --raw

The records will be printed without any parsing.

-n,  --num NUMRECS

Display only the first NUMRECS number of records.


Swap the bytes (relative to your system's native byte order) in --raw output.


Set output format with --raw option.

--ahz FREQ

Set the AHZ (platform dependent frequency in Hertz) to FREQ.

-h,  --help

Print a help message and the default location of the process accounting file and exit.

See Also

accton (8), lastcomm (1)


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