[Nottingham] kcore file

Jon Masters nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk
Wed Dec 18 17:10:00 2002

On Wed, 18 Dec 2002, Paul Sladen wrote:

> On Wed, 18 Dec 2002, BUNTER MATTHEW wrote:
> > under my /proc directory a file only readable by root called kcore.
> This a file that `contains' the contents of RAM, if you read from location
> 0x1234 in this file you will get the contents of main memory at that point.

Shall we have a discussion about MMU massaging now or later? :-)

> All of the files within `/proc' are not real files--they don't exist
> anywhere--they are generated in a virtual way by the kernel to allow you to
> modify, access or change parameters are running.  For instance, doing:

Question - has anyone written a procinfo or similar module for SunOS?