Re: Question about /proc/kcore

Jon Lewis (
Tue, 11 Mar 1997 00:10:01 -0500 (EST)

On Mon, 10 Mar 1997, Sascha 'SieGeL' Pfalz wrote:

> Hi all,
> don't know if this question was already written here, but after browsing some
> of my dirs, I found the file /proc/kcore, which is by now 33558528 Bytes (!)
> in size ?? I just wonder what this file means (sorry for this poor question,
> but I've not very much experience with linux, still learning it...) and why it
> is so big ???

It means you have 32mb RAM. That's a gateway to direct memory. Since
it's in /proc, it doesn't occupy any disk space.

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