The dump-acct command transforms the output file from the accton
format to the human-readable format: one record per line. Each
record consists of severald fields which are separated by
character "|" (the meaning of concreate field depends on the
version of kernel package - with which the accton file was
The following options are supported:
Print the output in reverse order.
The records will be printed without any parsing.
-n, --num NUMRECS
Display only the first NUMRECS number of records.
Swap the bytes (relative to your system's native byte
order) in --raw output.
Set output format with --raw option.
Set the AHZ (platform dependent frequency in Hertz) to
Print a help message and the default location of the
process accounting file and exit.
This page is part of the psacct (process accounting utilities)
project. Information about the project can be found at
⟨http://www.gnu.org/software/acct/⟩. If you have a bug report for
this manual page, see ⟨http://www.gnu.org/software/acct/⟩. This
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