[OpenAFS] Re: forcing coredumpsize in bosserver

Andrew Deason adeason@sinenomine.net
Mon, 17 May 2010 10:26:07 -0500

On Mon, 17 May 2010 11:13:12 -0400
Derrick Brashear <shadow@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 11:08 AM, Christopher D. Clausen
> <cclausen@acm.org> wrote:
> > I'd don't care if core files get generated, but I'd want some way to make
> > sure that the core file doesn't fill the disk partition when it gets
> > written.  I'm not sure how large the files can get, but I have had that
> > problem in the past (on other software) with multiple GB core files
> > completely filling a smallish / or /usr partition (as on a file server, I'd
> > want to have as much space as possible go to the vice partitions.)
> >
> > Would it be possible to reserve some space in the vice partition and have
> > the core file written there instead?  (I suppose you could argue that could
> > be worse, but in general I have much larger vice paritions than system
> > ones.)

bosserver [...] [-cores </path/to/cores | "none">] ? (Or BosConfig
directive) Default to logs dir?

> What happens if it's a dbserver and there are no vice partitions?

Specify somewhere else to put them.

Andrew Deason