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savedump - copy LKCD dump image from raw block device to a filesystem or ftp site.
savedump [ [-r dumpdevice] || [-e dumpdevice] ] [-d dumpdevice] [-o dump-path]
savedump copies a LKCD dump image from a raw block device to a filesys‐ tem or a ftp site. Savedump is generally run via /etc/init.d/dumputils on bootup, to automate dump recovery. Once invoked savedump reads it’s configuration information from /etc/dumputils.conf. dumpdevice: The dumpdevice argument is the dump device that holds the raw LKCD dump. such as: /dev/vmdump dump-path: The dump-path argument is the path to store the resulting dump file to. It may be a path on a filesystem or a FTP URL in the form. ftp://user:password@host:port/path where user, password, port & path are optional.
[-r] Reset the raw LKCD dump from the dumpdevice, option is exclusive of -e [-e] Erase the raw LKCD dump from the dumpdevice, option is exclusive of -r [-d] Specify the dumpdevice overriding DUMPDEV= /etc/dumputils.conf file. [-o] Specify the dump-path overriding DUMPDIR= in the /etc/dumputils.conf file. 10 malloc() returned NULL, could not allocate memory Establishing FTP connection 20 gethostbyname() returned 0, could not resolve hostname 21 socket() returned -1, could not create socket 22 connect() returned -1, could not connect to socket 23 FTP, timeout waiting for response from server 24 FTP, timeout while writing to server. 31 fdopen() returned NULL, could not create filestream 32 FTP, protocol error when getting response from server 33 FTP, USER command failed. 34 FTP, invalid user 35 FTP, invalid login (password) 36 FTP, SYST command failed 37 FTP, bad response to SYST 38 FTP, Could not open file Accessing DUMPDEVICE 40 stat() returned -1, Can not stat DUMPDEVICE 41 DUMPDEVICE is not a valid block device Parsing /etc/dumputils.conf 50 No valid DUMPDEV= parameter found in /etc/duputils.conf 51 No valid DUMPDIR= parameter found in /etc/duputils.conf 53 Can not open /etc/duputils.conf General Errors 60 Must be root to run savedump. 61 Failed to mark dump as erased 62 Failed to mark dump as valid (reset) 63 Error parsing arguments 64 stat() returned -1, Can not stat DUMPDIR (output) 65 DUMPDIR is not a directory 66 fcntl failed Parsing FTP URL 71 URL is > 500 characters 72 Not a RFC 1738 compliant URL Local filesystem 81 Could not open or write to file, it may already exist, or you don’t have permission 82 Could not open /boot/System.map for read 83 Could not open dump partition for read 84 read, write or seek failed on dump partition 85 Invalid dump header. 86 Could not write dump, dump header, or dump page 87 Dump is nothing but header 88 Dump page read error 89 Corruped dump, dump truncated
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