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Re: [SLUG] core dump fun
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] core dump fun
- From: Stephen Mills <stephen5@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed Nov 22 10:35:35 2000
Thanks for your help. The file is stripped, although
I'll have a play with it.
Original message from: Malcolm Tredinnick
>On Wed, Nov 22, 2000 at 09:59:00AM +1000, Stephen
>> I have got a core dump file, what tools can I use to
>> trace the cause of this problem using the core file? I
>> have tried another laptop, exactly the same (its a dell
>> latitude p500 192 meg ram) and it seems to be ok.
>Assuming the chkconfig binary contains debugging
information -- run 'file
>chkconfig' and hope that it says 'not stripped' -- you
can use gdb, the binary
>and the core file.
>Run 'gdb /sbin/chkconfig core' and then 'bt' inside
gdb will show you a
>backtrace of the point at which it crashed, for example.
>Malcolm Tredinnick email:
>CommSecure Pty Ltd
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