Provided by: acct_6.3.99+6.4pre1-1_i386
dump-acct - print an acct file in human-readable format
[ -r | --reverse ] [ -R | --raw ] [ -n | --num recs ] [ -h |
--help ] [ files ]
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. 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.
Prints the usage string and default locations of system
files to standard output and exits.
-n, --num recs
Number of lines to print.
Start printing from last records.
Print raw records, not human-readable.
acct The system wide process accounting file. See acct(5) (or
The GNU accounting utilities were written by Noel Cragg
<firstname.lastname@example.org>. The man page was written by Ognyan Kulev
<email@example.com> for Debian GNU systems (but may be used
2000 July 19 DUMP-ACCT(8)