screendump [ N ]
The screendump command dumps the contents of virtual console N , (or
the current console if N is omitted) to standard out.
has a similar effect.
For security reasons, screendump uses linux devices "virtual console
screen" and "virtual console screen with attributes" to give access for
Ensure these files exist, using
cd /dev for i in 0 1 2 3 ...; do
mknod vcs$i c 7 $i
mknod vcsa$i c 7 `expr 128 + $i`
(filling in the ellipses) and give the device files appropriate permis-
sions, or run screendump as root.
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