Re: ON/OFF-Topic: What's about my pentium???

Hans Lermen (
Sat, 30 Nov 1996 20:37:59 +0100 (MET)

On Fri, 29 Nov 1996, root wrote:

> There is no way to access kcore -- it hangs the machine EVER (sniff!)
> (But -- what is it for, if not for read/write...?)

Its for debugging, /proc/kcore is the loaded kernel in core file format.

# gdb vmlinux /proc/kcore