kcore file 1GB HD space (need help) !!
mgb-ubuntu at yosemite.net
Tue May 31 04:27:42 UTC 2005
On Mon, 2005-05-30 at 21:17, hrumland at telusplanet.net wrote:
> I have discovered recently that I have a kcore file on Kubuntu with a file
> size of 1 GB in my /proc file system. I realized that for a while the
> harddrive was constantly writing and that the harddrive space decreased
> rapidly. This happend also in UBUNTU once resulting in filling up the
> harddrive space to 95% with bad results. Now I need to know how I can delete
> this file from the proc file system and how I can make sure that this is not
> any more happen as this is the result of a crash core dump ????
/proc is a virtual file system. It displays lots of system internals.
It does not exist on your hard drive. The kcore there is perfectly
normal. It is not a crash dump.
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