Re: ppc Linux-2.4.2 not generating core dump for SIGSEGV and abort()

From: Jeff Mahoney (
Date: Wed Jul 18 2001 - 08:22:16 EST

On Wed, Jul 18, 2001 at 06:31:25PM +0530, wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am using Suse-linux-7.1 with default linux -ppc kernel on apple G4
> machine.
> SIGSEGV is never generating the core dump. though this signal is being
> caught by the user process.
> I also tried with "abort" call which should generate the core dump, but
> this is also not working. The same program with abort call is generating
> core dumps on other linux/unix platforms.
> Can anybody tell me where is the problem?

    Core dumps are disabled by default for a SuSE install.

    If you're using bash:
    ulimit -c unlimited

    or csh:
    unlimit coredumpsize


Jeff Mahoney
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