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Re: what is this core?

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From: "V Suresh" <suresh-grl@xxxxxxx>
To: <linux-india-help@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>;
<linux-delhi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, February 09, 2001 7:27 AM
Subject: [linux-delhi] what is this core?

> Sometimes a file named core is stored in my /root directory
> and it is often in MBs. what is it and how do I stop it?

This is a "core dump" of a process that terminated abnormally.

Next time, do a
    file core
to see what application it was.

-- Sanjeev Gupta