Re: I have no cores no matter what i do...

From: Katzlberger Thomas (cat@garfield.Vanderbilt.Edu)
Date: 11/22/95

You wrote:
> Yo! I already tried everything, before trying to come here and
> annoy you guys with this, but here it goes. I have my mud running
> in the background with autorun, and of course, when i logout of my
> terminal both autorun and the mud loose their tty (it becomes a '?'
> ). The first time the mud crashed, a long time ago, it didn't core
> dumped. Examining the problem i realize that the limit to corefiles
> had to be set on the autorun shell, with ulimit, so that the mud
> would in fact coredump, right? Wrong! It does in fact work, while
> they have a tty, but after... Taking the problem by the horns i
> added something like this to the main() code:

login as root !

root> limit -h coredumpsize xxx (KB)

and you are done ... usually.

Check at your prompt:
by typing
me> limit
cputime         unlimited
filesize        unlimited
datasize        6144 kbytes
stacksize       512 kbytes
coredumpsize    xxx kbytes
memoryuse       unlimited


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