110773     JOBDSP/JOBDMP: Job Core Image Dumper  Version: November
Submitted by: Philip Hunt, System Industries, Milpitas, CA
Operating System: RSTS/E V8.0 or later  Source Language: BASIC-PLUS,
BASIC-PLUS2, MACRO-11  Memory Required: 31K  Keywords: System
Management - RSTS/E, Utilities - RSTS/E
Abstract: Did you ever want to see where a job running on your
RSTS system was so you could estimate how long to
completion? A memory dump of the job would be nice so
you could use PMDUMP or BPDA, but you can't dump a job
while it is running-- or can you??? JOBDMP will dump a
job's memory region to a file of the name JOBn.DMP where
n is the job number that was dumped. The user also has
the option of dumping a specific memory region (i.e. to
look at a resident library or runtime system etc.), in
which case the dump filename will be MEnnnn.DMP where
nnn is the stating physical location of the dump. To
verify integrity of the job's memory area during the
dump, the user may STALL the system during the dump.
The output dump file for RSX-based tasks (.TSK) is in
PMDUMP image format. The output for BASIC-PLUS based
programs (.BAC) is in BPDA format, with some minor
oddities that BPDA will be glad to tell you about. If
you want a dump of a resident library or a RT-11-based
job (.SAV) etc, you can still read the dump file. A
second program JOBDSP will display the file in octal
word or byte format as well as ASCII and RADIX-50.
Media (Service Charge Code): 600' Magnetic Tape (MA)  Format: DOS-11

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