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Old 02-05-2014, 09:46 AM   #1
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Talking kdump monitor / script help

hi all, if I wanted to check if the /var/crash fs had data in there already, preventing a kdump file from being written should it be needed, how would i go about scripting this? I would want it on a schedule in cron maybe, then to mount the fs at /var/crash, then by some method determine if it requires clearing, and then clear the fs, then unmount. If it needs clearing, to send an alert / message, if it doesn't need clearing, do nothing and unmount the fs. any ideas or script examples would be welcome, thanks all.
Old 02-06-2014, 11:56 AM   #2
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you might want ot try watch command.

Good luck.


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