Manual Reference Pages  - DMEVENT_TOOL (8)

NAME

dmevent_tool - A utility used to load a DSO into dmeventd and (un)register devices with it for monitoring

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS

dmevent_tool -[Vhmru] {RAID device name} {DSO Name}

DESCRIPTION

dmevent_tool is a userspace utility used to register/unregister DSOs with the daemon dmeventd.

If used with the -m command line parameter users can display all of the actively dmeventd monitored devices.

OPTIONS

-V Show version of dmevent_tool
 

-{h/?} Show this help information

-m[r|u] List all currently active device mapper devices
and their current status with dmeventd
for registered (-r)/unregistered (-m) devices
Syntax: dmevent_tool -m[u|r]

-a[r|u] Same as -m, but for devices with UUID only!
Syntax: dmevent_tool -a[u|r]

-r Register a device with dmeventd
Syntax: dmevent_tool -r <device name> <path to DSO library>
Example: dmevent_tool -r isw_abcdeh_Volume0 libdmraid-events.so

-u Unregister a device with dmeventd
Syntax: dmevent_tool -u <device name> [<path to DSO library>]
Example: dmevent_tool -u isw_abcdefgh_Volume0

EXAMPLES

dmevent_tool -m is used to display all of the actively monitored devices
dmevent_tool -m
Device Name: isw_defeaigdde_Volume0_dmraid00
Registered DSO: libdmraid-events.so
UUID: isw_defeaigdde_Volume0_dmraid00
status: Active
major device #: 253
minor device #: 0
read only device: No
number of recorded kernel events: 0
SATA drives in this volume group: /dev/sdb /dev/sdc     

dmevent_tool -r is used to register a volume group device with dmeventd
dmevent_tool -r isw_defeaigdde_Volume0_dmraid00 libdmraid-events.so

dmevent_tool -u is used to unregister a volume group from dmeventd
dmevent_tool -u isw_defeaigdde_Volume0_dmraid00

DIAGNOSTICS

dmevent_tool returns an exit code of 0 for success or 1 for error.

AUTHOR

Brian Wood <brian.j.wood@intel.com>


Brian Wood DMEVENT_TOOL (8) 1.0.0.rc3
blog comments powered by Disqus