filterlog - Logs and reports system Correctable Read Data (CRD) memory errors on specific systems.
/usr/sbin/filterlog [-l] [-d crdlog] [-d crdlifetime] [-s crdlength #] [-s crdcount #] [-h]
This utility ensures that only genuine memory errors are reported to system log files on certain system types. The command filterlog is called directly by the binary event-log daemon, binlogd to filter system CRD (memory hardware) errors. CRD errors are logged according to user-definable parameters. If it is determined that a genuine memory problem exists, an entry is passed to binlogd. The error will then be written to the system's error log file and can be notified to the user through DECevent.
The filterlog utility uses two variables to determine if a CRD error signifies a genuine memory hardware problem - crdlength and crdcount. If crdcount number of errors occur during crdlength minutes, an entry is passed to binlogd. The default settings are 50 errors in 24 hours (1440 minutes).
The filterlog utility reads the /etc/binlog.conf file to determine what log file should be used to record any events. The default log file is /usr/adm/binary.crdlog.
Commands: binlogd(8), dia(8) (DECevent). delim off