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Old 08-31-2009, 11:08 AM   #1
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vmcore vs core file


Can someone briefly explain what the difference is between a vmcore and core file?
 
Old 08-31-2009, 07:44 PM   #2
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A 'core' dump happens when a user process fails, and is a dump of the user process space. A 'vmcore' dump happens when a kernel space process fails, and is a system dump.
 
Old 09-01-2009, 07:32 AM   #3
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A 'core' dump happens when a user process fails, and is a dump of the user process space. A 'vmcore' dump happens when a kernel space process fails, and is a system dump.
I got it now. Thanks for replying.
 
  


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