Bug#871490: mention how to force listing of /var/lib/systemd/coredump

Michael Biebl biebl at debian.org
Sun Sep 10 17:17:04 BST 2017

Am 10.09.2017 um 18:10 schrieb 積丹尼 Dan Jacobson:
> it should also say
>            And it also might very well happen that a particular core dump is not
>            listed in the journal while its corresponding core dump file
>            is still indeed sitting in /var/lib/systemd/coredump.
>            That is because you didn't enable persistent logging in
>            journald. See /usr/share/doc/systemd/README.Debian.gz , and
>            in the meantime use ls(1) to see the coredumps made before
>            the last boot.

That would be misleading information. You can have persistent journal
enabled but old core dumps can still not show up. The reason for that is
that journald will automatically drop old log messages if it reaches
certain limits.

Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?

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