Bootcfg /dbg1394


Applies To: Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8

Configures 1394 port debugging for a specified operating system entry.

For examples of how this command can be used, see Examples.


bootcfg /dbg1394 {ON | OFF}[/s <Computer> [/u <Domain>\<User> /p <Password>]] [/ch <Channel>] /id <OSEntryLineNum>




{ON | OFF}

Specifies the value for 1394 port debugging.

  • ON - Enables remote debugging support by adding the /dbg1394 option to the specified <OSEntryLineNum>.

  • OFF - Disables remote debugging support by removing the /dbg1394 option from the specified <OSEntryLineNum>.

/s <Computer>

Specifies the name or IP address of a remote computer (do not use backslashes). The default is the local computer.

/u <Domain>\<User>

Runs the command with the account permissions of the user specified by <User> or <Domain>\<User>. The default is the permissions of the current logged on user on the computer issuing the command.

/p <Password>

Specifies the password of the user account that is specified in the /u parameter.

/ch Channel

Specifies the channel to use for debugging. Valid values are integers between 1 and 64. Do not use the /ch <Channel> parameter if 1394 port debugging is being disabled.

/id <OSEntryLineNum>

Specifies the operating system entry line number in the [operating systems] section of the Boot.ini file to which the 1394 port debugging options are added. The first line after the [operating systems] section header is 1.


Displays help at the command prompt.


The following examples show how you can use the bootcfg /dbg1394 command:

bootcfg /dbg1394 /id 2 
bootcfg /dbg1394 on /ch 1 /id 3 
bootcfg /dbg1394 edit /ch 8 /id 2 
bootcfg /s srvmain /u maindom\hiropln /p p@ssW23 /dbg1394 off /id 2

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