[Grml] GRML always writes a core file when shutting down/rebooting

Hermann meinelisten at onlinehome.de
Sat Sep 5 10:51:50 CEST 2009

On 26.08.2009 at 14:07:05 Michael Prokop <mika at grml.org> wrote:

> * Hermann <meinelisten at onlinehome.de> [20090826 13:44]:
>> when I shut down/reboot my system, I get a core file written in /.
>> Since this is happening repeatedly, there is a pretty large amount of
>> drive space wasted.
>> Can anyone confirm/reproduce this behavior, and does anybody know what
>> causes this? How can I stop this?
> What does 'file /core' (or whatever the name of the corefile is) say?
Now there was a core file produced. The output of "file" is:

Script wurde gestartet: Sa 05 Sep 2009 10:35:12 CEST
.[J.[34m.[37m.[01;31mroot.[00m at grml / # file core*.
core.11221: ELF 32-bit LSB core file Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), SVR4-style, from 'espeakup -V de'.
.[J.[34m.[37m.[01;31mroot.[00m at grml / # exit.

Script beendet: Sa 05 Sep 2009 10:35:50 CEST

Since this affects Espeakup, I'll contact the developers.

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