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Re: /proc/kcore

Renai LeMay <renail@ispau.net> writes:
RL> can someone tell me what the file /proc/kcore is used for?

The /proc filesystem consists entirely of virtual files created by the 
kernel for various purposes.  kcore happens to be an image of the
system memory; it's probably useful for kernel debugging.  If you
check with 'ls -l', /proc/kcore should have the same size as your
system memory, but the "file" doesn't actually take up any disk space

David Maze         dmaze@debian.org      http://people.debian.org/~dmaze/
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