Subject: port-sparc64/33063: gcore does not work
To: None <,,>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 03/12/2006 11:15:01
>Number:         33063
>Category:       port-sparc64
>Synopsis:       gcore does not work
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    port-sparc64-maintainer
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sun Mar 12 11:15:00 +0000 2006
>Originator:     Martin Husemann
>Release:        NetBSD 3.99.15
System: NetBSD 3.99.15 NetBSD 3.99.15 (NELLY) #2: Thu Mar 2 11:05:22 CET 2006 sparc64
Architecture: sparc64
Machine: sparc64
Gcore is not able to create a core dump on sparc64 machines. It fails
with ptrace(PT_DUMPCORE): invalid argument.
sleep 60 &
gcore $!