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DUMP-ACCT

Section: GNU Accounting Utilities (8)
Updated: 2006-04-22
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NAME

dump-acct - print an acct file in human-readable format.

 

SYNOPSIS

dump-acct [-r|--reverse] [-R|--raw] [-n|--num recs] [-h|--help] [ files]

 

DESCRIPTION

dump-acct filename prints a list of all executed processes. This list is written by the kernel which must be compiled with BSD process accounting enabled (Debian kernel image have it already enabled). It must be started with accton(5). Note that on Debian systems, this is ensured via the init script /etc/init.d/acct.

All fields are separated by vertical line. Fields are: command, version, user time, system time, effective time, uid, gid, memory, io, pid, ppid, time. User, system and effective times are ticks per second. One tick is usually 1/50 of a second. The time field shows the start time of the process.

 

OPTIONS

-h, --help
Prints the usage string and default locations of system files to standard output and exits.
-n, --num recs
Number of lines to print.
-r, --reverse
Start printing from last records.
-R, --raw
Print raw records, not human-readable.

 

FILES

acct
The system wide process accounting file. See acct(5) for further details.

 

SEE ALSO

acct(5), ac(8).

 

AUTHOR

The GNU accounting utilities were written by Noel Cragg <[email protected]>.

This manual page was written by Ognyan Kulev <[email protected]> and updated by Daniel Baumann <[email protected]> for the Debian project (but may be used by others).


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
FILES
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR

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