GearDump automated log gathering
GearDump is an automated log collection tool to help boost the debugging process on user-reported issues. It was originally made for GearLock but now it can be helpful for the whole operating-system log collection as well.
- Press ALT+F1 or use any terminal emulator/tty.
- If you can't boot into the android-GUI then get into recovery mode from your grub menu and open
Virtual Command Terminalthere.
- Then you can find the zipball at both
/dataand at the root of your
operating-system-Partition. You may grab it from one of these suitable locations in your favor.
Manual log gathering
Manual log gathering is useful when you can not run
First of all you will need to get into a terminal where you can execute commands.
Alt + F1 or
fn + Alt + F1(laptop)
If that is not working then install TermOneplus app and open it.
su in TermOneplus app.
- Boot into recovery mode from grub
- Select option
3. Open Virtual Command Terminal
We will create a directory and save all the logs there.
mkdir -p /data/mylogs cd /data/mylogs
Now you can proceed with grabing logs from the components stated below.
dmesg > dmesg.log
lsmod > lsmod.log
lsusb > lsusb.log
Logcat does not work in recovery-mode.
Normally you can only run it after the
android bootanimation. (Aka android-interface)
logcat > logcat.log
Assuming that you are in
Run the following command while being in
tar -cf logs.tar *
Now lets find the archived
logs.tar file for uploading to a dev
Run the following command in your terminal:
cp /data/mylogs/logs.tar /sdcard
Then you can find it on your
Internal Storage from a file-manager.
- Mount your Android-x86 partition
- If you have a directory called
datainside it then you should find
- Or if you have
data.imgthen mount it with the following command and look at
mkdir dmount sudo mount -oloop,ro data.img dmount
- Open the folder where you have Android-x86 installed.
- If you have
data.imgthen use 7-zip to open it.
- If you have
datafolder then open it normally.
- Look for a folder called
mylogsand you should find
Ext4 on Windows
If you had installed Android-x86 inside an Ext4 partition from Windows then use the appropriate program to mount it. E.g Paragon LinuxFS, Ext2fsd