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       jfs_fscklog  -  extract  a  JFS fsck service log into a file and/or format and display the
       extracted file


       jfs_fscklog [ -d ] [ -e device ] [ -f output.file ] [ -p ] [ -V ]


       jfs_fscklog with option -e device extracts the contents  of  either  the  most  recent  or
       immediately  prior  (specified  with  option  -p)  JFS fsck service log from the specified
       device, and writes the output to a file.  The file name  may  be  specified  with  the  -f
       option,  or  the  default  file  name  is <pwd>  If the -p option is used, the
       default file name is <pwd>fscklog.old.

       jfs_fscklog with option -d formats and displays the contents of the extracted file.

       jfs_fscklog with options -d and -e device extracts and displays the JFS fsck service log.


       -d     Format and display a previously extracted JFS fsck service log.

       -e device
              Extract the JFS fsck service log from device and store it in a  file.   (device  is
              the  special  file  name corresponding to the actual device from which the fsck log
              will be extracted (e.g.  /dev/hdb1 )).

              Specify the file name, overriding the default file name.  When used with -e device,
      specifies  the  name  of  the  file  into which the JFS fsck log will be
              extracted.  When used with -d, specifies the name of the  extracted  file
              whose contents will be formatted and displayed.

     must be 127 characters or less in length.

      will  be  created  in  the  present working directory unless it is fully

       -p     Extract the prior log (as opposed to the most recent log).

       -V     Print version information and exit (regardless of any other chosen options).


        Extract the most recent JFS fsck log on /dev/hda5 into <pwd>

              jfs_fscklog -e /dev/hda5

       Extract the most recent JFS fsck log on /dev/hdb3 into /temp/l9651107.log:

              jfs_fscklog -e /dev/hdb3 -f /temp/l9651107.log

       Display the JFS fsck log that was extracted into /temp/l9651107.log:

              jfs_fscklog -d -f /temp/l9651107.log

       Extract and display the previous JFS fsck log from /dev/hda8:

              jfs_fscklog -e /dev/hda8 -d -p


       If you find a bug in JFS or jfs_fscklog, please report it  via  the  bug  tracking  system
       ("Report Bugs" section) of the JFS project web site:

       Please  send  as  much  pertinent information as possible, including any jfs_fscklog error
       messages and the complete output of running jfs_fsck with the -v option on the JFS device.


       jfs_fsck(8), jfs_mkfs(8), jfs_tune(8), jfs_logdump(8), jfs_debugfs(8)


       Barry Arndt  (

       jfs_fscklog is maintained by IBM.
       See the JFS project web site for more details:

                                         October 28, 2002                          jfs_fscklog(8)