jfs_fscklog(8) Extract/Display JFS fsck Log jfs_fscklog(8)
jfs_fscklog - extract a JFS fsck service log into a file and/or format
and display the extracted file
jfs_fscklog [ -d ] [ -e device ] [ -f output.file ] [ -p ] [ -V ]
jfs_fscklog with option -e device extracts the contents of either the
most recent or immediately prior (specified with option -p) JFS fsck
service log from the specified device, and writes the output to a file.
The file name may be specified with the -f option, or the default file
name is <pwd>fscklog.new. If the -p option is used, the default file
name is <pwd>fscklog.old.
jfs_fscklog with option -d formats and displays the contents of the
jfs_fscklog with options -d and -e device extracts and displays the JFS
fsck service log.
-d Format and display a previously extracted JFS fsck service log.
Extract the JFS fsck service log from device and store it in a
file. (device is the special file name corresponding to the
actual device from which the fsck log will be extracted (e.g.
Specify the file name, overriding the default file name. When
used with -e device, file.name specifies the name of the file
into which the JFS fsck log will be extracted. When used with
-d, file.name specifies the name of the extracted file whose
contents will be formatted and displayed.
file.name must be 127 characters or less in length.
file.name will be created in the present working directory
unless it is fully qualified.
-p Extract the prior log (as opposed to the most recent log).
-V Print version information and exit (regardless of any other cho-
Extract the most recent JFS fsck log on /dev/hda5 into <pwd>fsck-
jfs_fscklog -e /dev/hda5
Extract the most recent JFS fsck log on /dev/hdb3 into
jfs_fscklog -e /dev/hdb3 -f /temp/l9651107.log
Display the JFS fsck log that was extracted into /temp/l9651107.log:
jfs_fscklog -d -f /temp/l9651107.log
Extract and display the previous JFS fsck log from /dev/hda8:
jfs_fscklog -e /dev/hda8 -d -p
If you find a bug in JFS or jfs_fscklog, please report it via the bug
tracking system ("Report Bugs" section) of the JFS project web site:
Please send as much pertinent information as possible, including any
jfs_fscklog error messages and the complete output of running jfs_fsck
with the -v option on the JFS device.
jfs_fsck(8), jfs_mkfs(8), jfs_tune(8), jfs_logdump(8), jfs_debugfs(8)
Barry Arndt (barndtATus.com)
jfs_fscklog is maintained by IBM.
See the JFS project web site for more details:
October 28, 2002 jfs_fscklog(8)