Re: CORE dumps...

Alan Cox (
Mon, 28 Oct 1996 23:52:48 +0000 (GMT)

> BTW, how do I disable this feature ? If a program dies, I get "core"
> in who-knows-what directory ... A core of Netscape should be around 4Meg,
> and I only have 15Meg available ... :)

I think this question belongs in linux newbie

> Is there a kernel compile option to disable core dumps ? I am not
> that interested to do much debugging using cores, not to mention that my gdb
> complains when I try to load a core file ...

You may have an older gdb that can't load ELF core dumps. To disable coredumps
use the limit command in the shell. Stick it /etc/profile to make it general