Dumps contents of Network Terminal Accelerator (NTX) adapter memory to a host file. This command only applies to AIX Version 4.2 or later.
hps_dump [ -f Name ] [ -d Device ]
The hps_dump command uses the loader interface to upload all of the memory from the adapter board into a file. This produces a snapshot of a system for later analysis and debugging. The first 1024 bytes of the file contains the following:
|80||Identification string, includes version.|
|80||Time and date of dump from host system.|
|268||Log table from the host adapter.|
|32||System address table.|
|8||Starting and ending address range of dump.|
|476||Padding to 1024 bytes total.|
|-f Name||Specifies the name of the dump. Use this option to override the default filename ./hpscore.|
|-d Device||Specifies the raw device file name of the adapter. Use this option to override the default device name /dev/rhp0.|
This command returns the following exit values:
|>0||An error occurred.|
Access Control: You must have root authority to run this command.
Auditing Events: N/A
hps_dump -f hpsdebug
hps_dump -f hpsdebug -d /dev/rhp1
|/usr/bin/hps_dump||Contains the hps_dump command.|
|/dev/rhp0||Default NTX raw device file name.|
Network Terminal Accelerator Overview in AIX Versions 3.2 and 4 Asynchronous Communications Guide.