Understand and configure core dumps on Linux

Linux and core dumps Every system needs running processes to fulfill its primary goal. But sometimes things go wrong and a process may crash. Depending on the configuration of the system a core dump is created. In other words, a memory snapshot of the crashed process is stored, usually on a disk drive. The term “core” actually refers to the old magnetic core memory from older systems. Although this type of memory is no longer being used, we still use […]

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