core dumps being overwritten
alexbestms at math.uni-muenster.de
Thu Jul 16 08:04:19 UTC 2009
exactly. `cat /var/crash/bounds` => 2.
Thomas Backman schrieb am 2009-07-16:
> On Jul 16, 2009, at 09:55, Alexander Best wrote:
> >after a panic and a core dump i was quite surprised to see that one
> > of my
> >previous core dumps got overwritten. is this behaviour controlled
> >by a sysctl
> >parameter and has changed recently? i had the following contents in
> >after a panic and core dump core.txt.1, info.1 and vmcore.1 got
> >i'm running r195712 (8.0-BETA2).
> >i'm running r195712.
> What does "bounds" contain? savecore reads this file to find the
> next free spot, so to speak. It should contain 3 at this point, but
> my guess is that it says 2, if the previous dump got saved as 1.
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