diskdumpctl



DISKDUMPCTL(8)                                                  DISKDUMPCTL(8)




NAME

       diskdumpctl - diskdump controller


SYNOPSIS

       diskdumpctl [ -u ] device

       diskdumpctl -V


DESCRIPTION

       diskdumpctl  is a program to register a dump partition with the system.
       The devicefile argument must be either a block device file or a  parti-
       tion  device  file.  If  the  -u option is specified, the devicefile is
       unregistered.  If the  -V  option  is  specified,  diskdumpctl  version
       information is shown.


OPTIONS

       -u     Unregister the device.

       -V     Show version information and exit.


FILES

       /proc/diskdump
              For  kernel-2.4,  the  /proc  filesystem file through which dump
              partitions are registered with the system.

       /sys/devices/.../dump
              For kernel-2.6, the /sys filesystem file through which dump par-
              titions are registered with the system.


SEE ALSO

       diskdumpfmt(8), savecore(8)




                                                                DISKDUMPCTL(8)

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