[nycbug-talk] Strange Apache Coredump behavior

Mark Saad mark.saad at ymail.com
Fri Dec 30 15:15:49 EST 2011

On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 10:14 AM, Brian Seklecki (Mobile)
<root at probikesllc.com> wrote:
>> I have no cores and I am stumped.
> Check the apache RC script; it may be setting ulimit(1) on coredump.
> Also try to run a "Hello World" segfault tester as the www/httpd user and
> see if you get your dump.
>  int main(void)
>  {
>     char *s = "hello world";
>     *s = 'H';
>  }

The end result of that issue was I forgot to set kern.sugid_coredump=1
in sysctl.conf .

 Also in FreeBSD 7.3 gcore would not produce any usable coredumps from
apache. I could not figure that out.


Mark Saad | mark.saad at ymail.com

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