Subject: Re: Problem with gcore and permissions
To: Andreas Wrede <>
From: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/17/2005 19:47:00
On Mon, 17 Jan 2005 19:29:14 -0500
Andreas Wrede <> wrote:
> Unfortunately this change is not it. postgres went into a loop again 
> within 25 minutes of rebooting with the patched kernel.  And again, 
> gcore produces 'gcore: ptrace(PT_DUMPCORE) failed: Permission denied'.
> Note that gcore on a postgres process that is not looping works just 
> fine.

Yah, my system works fine now before implementing that change.  I don't
know what else to look at.  Nothing else that changed since 2.0 seems
likely.  Mostly doc changes and NFS changes.

D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>