diskdumpctl(8) -- Linux man page

 

NAME

diskdumpctl - diskdump controller  

SYNOPSIS

diskdumpctl [ -u ] device
diskdumpctl -V
 

DESCRIPTION

diskdumpctl is a program to register or unregister a dump partition with the system. The device argument must be either a block device file or a partition device. If the -u option is specified, the device is unregistered. If the -V option is specified, diskdumpctl version information is shown. diskdumpctl returns 1 if it fails due to an error. Otherwise it returns 0.  

OPTIONS

-u
Unregister the device.
-V
Show version information and exit.
 

FILES

/proc/diskdump
For kernel-2.4, the /proc filesystem file through which dump partitions are registered with the system.
/sys/devices/.../dump
For kernel-2.6, the /sys filesystem file through which dump partitions are registered with the system.
 

SEE ALSO

diskdumpfmt(8), savecore(8)