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jfs_logdump(8)          JFS utility - journal log dump          jfs_logdump(8)



NAME
       jfs_logdump - dump a JFS formatted device's journal log


SYNOPSIS
       jfs_logdump [ -a ] device


DESCRIPTION
       jfs_logdump  dumps  the  contents of the journal log from the specified
       JFS formatted device into output file ./jfslog.dmp.

       device is the special file name corresponding to the actual device from
       which the journal log will be dumped (e.g.  /dev/hdb1 ).

       jfs_logdump must be run as root.


OPTIONS
       -a     Dump  the entire contents of the journal log instead of just the
              committed transactions since the last synch point.


EXAMPLE
       Dump the entire JFS journal log from the 3rd partition of the 2nd  hard
       disk into ./jfslog.dmp:

              jfs_logdump -a /dev/hdb3

REPORTING BUGS
       If  you  find a bug in JFS or jfs_logdump, please report it via the bug
       tracking system ("Report Bugs" section) of the JFS project web site:
       http://oss.software.ibm.com/jfs

       Please send as much pertinent information as  possible,  including  any
       jfs_logdump  error messages and the complete output of running jfs_fsck
       with the -v option on the JFS device.


SEE ALSO
       jfs_fsck(8), jfs_mkfs(8), jfs_fscklog(8), jfs_tune(8), jfs_debugfs(8)


AUTHORS
       Barry Arndt  (barndtATus.com)
       William Braswell, Jr.

       jfs_logdump is maintained by IBM.
       See the JFS project web site for more details:
       http://oss.software.ibm.com/jfs



                               October 29, 2002                 jfs_logdump(8)