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OCA Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration Exam Guide (Exam 1Z0-821) by Michael Ernest

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Understanding Core Files

Image A core file is a snapshot of a running process, usually one that failed in an unexpected way. By default, its name is core. Its location is the last working directory of the process.

Image You can use the file command and some mdb options to learn where a core file comes from and possibly what event created it.

Generating Core Files

The kernel uses signals to abort a process that appears confused. This may result ...

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