system node coredump external-device save

Save a coredump to an external USB device

Availability: This command is available to cluster administrators at the advanced privilege level.

Description

The system node coredump external-device save command saves a specified core dump to an external USB device plugged into the port specified by the -device parameter.

External USB device requirements:
  • A device formatted with the FAT32 filesystem.
  • A device formatted with the ext2 filesystem with the largefile flag set.
    This can be done using the following command on a Linux host: mkfs.ext2 -T largefile <device_name>
  • The command system node coredump show can be used to determine the size of the core dump.

Parameters

-node {<nodename>|local} - Node That Owns the Coredump
This specifies the node on which the core dump is located.
-device {usb0|usb1} - Device
This specifies which external USB device connected to the node to save the core dump, for example: usb0. Currently, only usb0 is supported.
usb0 refers to the first external USB device connected to the node (regardless of port).
-corename <text> - Coredump Name
This specifies the core dump that is to be saved.

Examples

The following example saves a core dump named core.101268397.2010-05-30.19_37_31.nz on node1 to external USB device usb0:
cluster1::> system node coredump external-device save -node node1 -device usb0 -corename core.101268397.2010-05-30.19_37_31.nz