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Old 12-23-2004, 09:03 AM   #1
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What predestination of /proc/kcore ?

What predestination of /proc/kcore ? The size of this file is about 50 Mb and it grows.
Old 12-23-2004, 09:49 PM   #2
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/proc/kcore is your kernel memory, including the filesystem buffer and cache.

/proc is not a real filesystem and takes no drive space. It merely provides information from the kernel. Do a "man 5 proc" for a technical description.


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