Subject: Re: "parked" processes?
To: Andrew Doran <email@example.com>
From: Brian de Alwis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/27/2007 14:29:15
On 2007.07.27 21:12:30 +0100, Andrew Doran wrote:
> A gcore on the process won't kill it but will give you a core file. Please
> let me know if you have gotten a core and I'll give you details of an ftp
> server where you can upload it.
Hmm, I can't seem to do a gcore:
$ gcore 923
gcore: ptrace(PT_DUMPCORE) to 923 failed: File too large
$ df -h .
Filesystem Size Used Avail %Cap Mounted on
/dev/wd0a 45G 38G 4.8G 88% /
Interestingly, running the gcore actually deparked the process and
it continued like nothing had happened.
Brian de Alwis | Software Practices Lab | UBC | http://www.cs.ubc.ca/~bsd/
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