display a Power Management event message
[ -v ] [ -f pmspecial ]
[ -e eventsfile ] ...
Power Management (PM) messages
are printed to the standard output using
The options include:
message should be self-explanatory.
A file defining some PM events. As many -e
options as necessary can be specified to define all relevant
If no -e options are specified, then the default
eventsfile(s) are those in the comma (,)
separated list defined by EVENTS in
/etc/default/pwr, or /etc/pwr/sys/events
when no list is defined. The eventsfile format is
special file from which pwrdump receives PM
events. The default is /dev/pwr/pm. Only one
-f option can be specified.
everything is printed.
Normally meta-data (that is,
information not contained in the message itself) is not
printed unless it is unusual or potentially incorrect.
option forces the meta-data always to be printed.
/etc/pwr/bin/pwrdump -v -f "$3" >>LOGFILE 2>&1
output such as:
len = 40
flags = normal
mclen = 20
mtlen = 40
mflags = allserve
atype = stream module: 20557
atype = list of 2 addrs (from 24 to 40)
atype = stream module: any
atype = process: any
len = 16
class = 1, apm
event = 4, critical-resume
time = 757485996s (Sun Jan 2 04:46:36 1994) + 960000us
firmware reported that the system resumed
after having been involuntarily Frozen.
has not been adjusted to compensate for the
period during which the system was Frozen.
firmware from different manufacturers varies
considerably in both operation and efficacy.
What may be a safe or useful sequence of commands on one
machine may be ineffectual or worse on another.
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003