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NAME

        savedump  -  copy LKCD dump image from raw block device to a filesystem
        or ftp site.
 

SYNOPSIS

        savedump [ [-r dumpdevice] || [-e dumpdevice]  ]  [-d  dumpdevice]  [-o
        dump-path]
 

DESCRIPTION

        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.
 

OPTIONS

        [-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
 

AUTHOR

        Troy Heber <troy.heber@hp.com>
 

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