Re: Core dump of crashing service program

From: Liviu Nicoara <>
Date: Tue, 9 Aug 2022 08:26:07 -0400

On Mon, Aug 8, 2022 at 8:09 PM Alexis <> wrote:

> Liviu Nicoara <> writes:
> > ...
> i'm not sure why there's a sysctl service on your system, but
> initial kernel parameters such as kernel.core_pattern should be
> able to be set via the sysctl.conf file, as well as (at least for
> Linux kernels) via the kernel command line.

It's actually pretty cool. It is a oneshot service that runs all sysctl
settings in /etc/sysctl.d. System is artix.

> Regarding your particular situation, if the reason you're wanting
> a core size of 0 is to avoid core dumps getting created, you could
> try specifying /dev/null as the file for kernel.core_pattern:

Quite the opposite, I want coredumps, esp. those originating in crashing
services (e.g., the display manager I am tinkering with, launched via a

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