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Old 03-23-2008, 06:04 PM   #1
darkapolloslx
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Large files been generated, unsure of the cause.


Hi,

I've installed TinyMe (lightweight PClinuxOS) about 3 days ago, and it keeps generating files called core.(number) in the users home file, for example core.7543. What are they and how do I turn them off?

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Old 03-23-2008, 06:22 PM   #2
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These files are dumps produced when a program crashes. You can turn off dumps with the ulimit command:

ulimit -c 0

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Old 03-23-2008, 06:52 PM   #3
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You should be able to see what application crashed and caused the file with '$ file core.7543'.

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Old 03-24-2008, 02:44 PM   #4
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When I use the command "file core.3848", I get the following output.

ELF 32-bit LSB core file Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), SVR4-style

Any ideas....
 
Old 03-25-2008, 09:55 AM   #5
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bug report

The 'TinyMe' homepage states:
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Right now TinyMe is still in testing stages. We don't yet recommend it for the new-to-Linux user.
This can interpreted like expect to have problems like your issue with the core files.

I suggest you contact their development team. Even if they don't have an answer right away, your bug report could help them in their development.

Regards,
SIMP

Fedora Development

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Old 03-25-2008, 10:51 AM   #6
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When I use the command "file core.3848", I get the following output.

ELF 32-bit LSB core file Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), SVR4-style

Any ideas....
Hmmm. Never mind. It works on Solaris, so I thought it might on Linux too.
 
  


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