Re: Coredump question

From: Mark Andrew Crichton (
Date: 04/19/96


> Solution: I'm not sure.. But if you are going to upgrade to a newer 
> kernel(as suggested in a earlier post), you should probably move tho one 
> of the newer ones, since they will generally be more stable(e.g. 1.3.9x).
> we go again...

For Linux 1.3 (esp. with Slackware), the core file format changed AGAIN (esp
with the radical move to ELF)

Grab the LATEST gdb-elf from (?). It's named 
something like gcc-elf-4*.  This works under the 1.3 kernels and handles the
new ELF format core dump.

This should solved my problems.

Mark Crichton

(as a sidenote...why are people using 1.3 Linux DEVELOPMENT kernels and NOT
subscribed to the linux-kernel mailing list....esp. now that there is a working
digest now. I DO keep abrest of changes if you do :) (I've seen the
answers to this question there, as well as comp.os.linux.development.system and

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