dump-acct(8) — Linux manual page


DUMP_ACCT(8)             System Manager's Manual            DUMP_ACCT(8)

NAME         top

       dump-acct - print an acct/pacct file in human-readable format

SYNOPSIS         top

       dump-acct [-r|--reverse] [-R|--raw] [-n|--num recs] [--byte-swap]
       [--format] [--ahz freq] [-h|--help] [files]

DESCRIPTION         top

       The dump-acct command transforms the output file from the accton
       format to the human-readable format: one record per line.  Each
       record consists of severald fields which are separated by
       character "|" (the meaning of concreate field depends on the
       version of kernel package - with which the accton file was

OPTIONS         top

       The following options are supported:

       -r, --reverse
              Print the output in reverse order.

       -R, --raw
              The records will be printed without any parsing.

       -n, --num NUMRECS
              Display only the first NUMRECS number of records.

              Swap the bytes (relative to your system's native byte
              order) in --raw output.

              Set output format with --raw option.

       --ahz FREQ
              Set the AHZ (platform dependent frequency in Hertz) to

       -h, --help
              Print a help message and the default location of the
              process accounting file and exit.

SEE ALSO         top

       accton(8), lastcomm(1)

COLOPHON         top

       This page is part of the psacct (process accounting utilities)
       project.  Information about the project can be found at 
       ⟨http://www.gnu.org/software/acct/⟩.  If you have a bug report for
       this manual page, see ⟨http://www.gnu.org/software/acct/⟩.  This
       page was obtained from the tarball acct-6.6.4.tar.gz fetched from
       ⟨http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/acct/⟩ on 2024-06-14.  If you discover
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Linux accounting system      2009 December 2                DUMP_ACCT(8)