dump-acct

DUMP-ACCT(8)                GNU Accounting Utilities                DUMP-ACCT(8)



NAME
       dump-acct -  print an acct file in human-readable format.


SYNOPSIS
       dump-acct [-r|--reverse] [-R|--raw] [-n|--num recs] [-h|--help] [ files]


DESCRIPTION
       dump-acct filename prints a list of all executed processes. This list is
       written by the kernel which must be compiled with BSD process accounting
       enabled (Debian kernel image have it already enabled). It must be started
       with accton(5).  Note that on Debian systems, the is ensured via the init
       script /etc/init.d/acct.

       All fields are separated by vertical line.  Fields are: command, user
       time, system time, effective time, uid, gid, memory, io, time.  User,
       system and effective times are ticks per second. One tick is usually 1/50
       of a second. The time field shows the start time of the process.


OPTIONS
       -h, --help
              Prints the usage string and default locations of system files to
              standard output and exits.

       -n, --num recs
              Number of lines to print.

       -r, --reverse
              Start printing from last records.

       -R, --raw
              Print raw records, not human-readable.


FILES
       acct   The system wide process accounting file. See acct(5) for further
              details.


SEE ALSO
       acct(5), ac(8).


AUTHOR
       The GNU accounting utilities were written by Noel Cragg
       <noel@gnu.ai.mit.edu>.

       This manual page was written by Ognyan Kulev <ogi@fmi.uni-sofia.bg> and
       updated by Daniel Baumann <daniel.baumann@panthera-systems.net> for the
       Debian project (but may be used by others).



6.4pre1                            2006-04-22                       DUMP-ACCT(8)