core dump with dump command SOLVED
keramida at ceid.upatras.gr
Thu Feb 16 06:52:51 PST 2006
On 2006-02-16 09:29, Joe Auty <joe at netmusician.org> wrote:
> Thanks everybody for their help.
> As it turns out, I guess dump was being starved for memory, as
> running it while booted into FreeBSD normally using -L to indicate a
> live filesystem worked just fine. I believe this is because there is
> an extra swap file available from a normal FreeBSD boot, as specified
> in my /etc/rc.conf. I'm not sure if my theory completely holds up,
> but there you have it.
> Thanks again! I'm up and running...
That's very likely. I usually start single user mode with something
like the following:
# adjkerntz -i
# swapon -a
# fsck -p
# mount -u /
# mount -va
Having a swap partition enabled definitely helps to avoid ending up
without any free memory ;)
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