named is not able to generate core dumps

Adam Tkac atkac at redhat.com
Tue Dec 4 14:02:57 UTC 2007


On Tue, Dec 04, 2007 at 01:55:26PM +0000, George Ross wrote:
> > I've tried get core dump from named on linux system (yes, Fedora and
> > RHEL :) ) ...
> 
> Are you starting it as root and then having it setuid() to something else?
> From man 2 setuid:
> 
>        If  uid  is  different  from the old effective uid, the process will be
>        forbidden from leaving core dumps.
> 
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> 

Yes, this is problem. I have to start named without -u option.
Thanks.

Adam

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