In computing, a dump refers to recording the contents of the working memory of a computer program or operating system at a specific time, generally when it has terminated abnormally (crashed). Dumps are written to file and can be useful in debugging and diagnosing the crash that prompted the dump.

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Subversion - svnadmin dump remote url

I have Subversion repository that contains multiple projects, and now I'm trying to separate each project into it's own repository. system: # cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux ...
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Windows 2008 SP2 x32 is rebooting every 800 minutes , how to know why?

This is becoming a nightmare, we have no clue on why this server is rebooting each 800 minutes. This issue started on the night from 05th to 06th of January, so it is a kind of present. I come form ...
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Virtualized Windows 2008 R2 throws random BSOD, but writes no minidumps

we are experiencing random BSODs inside a customers VMware-hosted RemoteDesktop-server. The BSODs happen nearly weekly. Curious thing is, the virtual machine does not write any dumps we could analyze, ...
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Get a core dump of/debugging a process killed by oom-killer

Is there any way to get a core dump of, or be able to debug a process that has been killed by oom-killer? Or even set oom-killer to try to kill a process using ABRT instead?
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Non-blocking core dump on Linux?

I'm looking for a way to take a non-intrusive coredump of a running process on Linux. I'm familiar with gdb's gcore, but that can only be run when gdb is attached to the process and it's stopped for ...
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pipe rrd to a new directory

I am chrooted and running out of drive space, so I mounted back to the host drive which has plenty of space but cannot seem to redirect the outputted data to my empty drive [root@localhost rra]# ls ...
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Psql uses .pgpass file however pg_dump does not, and it also does not connect using the correct password [closed]

Using the following command: % pg_dump -h postgres.cs.host.ca -p 5433 -n _cscf_subscription -Fc -f ~/old.dump odyssey_prod Password: pg_dump: [archiver (db)] connection to database "cs-rsub" failed: ...
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How to find core dumps mentioned in event log

When I search for the files the event log mentions they are not there. Well, the bottom one is there but there's no helpful information in that file. This event was created by the Windows Error ...
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Nginx worker process exited

I'm getting the following error message from /var/log/nginx/error.log: 2014/07/17 08:36:21 [alert] 8206#0: worker process 8207 exited on signal 11 (core dumped) 2014/07/17 08:36:21 [alert] 8206#0: ...
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procdump randomly causes w3wp to freeze

I'm running a website using IIS (on Azure Websites) and if I try to take a dump of the w3wp.exe process running that website it'll randomly either take the dump as expected or freeze the w3wp process ...
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How to enable core files on CentOS 6

I am trying to enable core files on a machine running CentOS 6; however, nothing I have tried has produced core files…here is what I have done: Added the following two lines to ...
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Diagnose dump file which causes SQL Server timeouts randomly

My SQL Server gets random timeouts some days causing the server to slow down, sites not to load, and no data coming back from SQL Server. I have this dump file below, and I am having a hard time ...
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systemd: get core dumps for service started by xinetd

I recently upgraded a system to openSUSE 13.1. We're running a custom-built service on the system through xinetd, and in the old xinetd init script had the line ulimit -c unlimited before starting ...
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Where to find FCGI app's FreeBSD nginx coredump file?

I'm running a FCGI spawn app on nginx on FreeBSD. It is buggy and I would like to analyse the .core file of the crash. But I don't have any clue where its generated. Does anyone know?
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Is there a mechanism in Unix (or Linux) to stop an in-progress core dump?

Let's say a (very) large process is crashing and dumping core, and we know the cause from other information (possibly an assert message, maybe something else). Is there a way to stop the core dump ...
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Scheduler spikes single core on SMP Ubuntu vm under ESXi

The setup is as follows. Ubuntu-11.10 VM running on an ESXi host. The VM has 3 vCPU assigned. When running dump (to backup the harddisk) it seems all the processes are assigned to the first vCPU. As ...
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pg_dump fails, no space left, need to delete partial backup file to free space

Easy points. On my mac, postgres.app 9.2, I ran "pg_dump pdbt > pdbt.sql". It used up all my space and then failed with the error below. Now I want to free up the space taken up by "pdbt.sql" but I ...
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Passwords imported from SQLite to MySQL don't work

When importing an SQLite database into MySQL I have repeatedly encountered the problem that encrypted passwords (even when copied manually) do not work anymore. Everything else works fine, but all ...
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How do I set the current working directory of Asterisk?

I need to be able to collect core dumps, but since Asterisk's CWD is / (so claims procfs), it'll never be able to write them. I've confirmed my suspicions by allowing world write to / and SIGABRT the ...
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Enable core dumps in Apache

I would like to enable core dumps in my Apache web server. Since I have PHP 5.5 and OPcache my Mediawiki site crashes with the following error: child pid ... exit signal Segmentation fault (11) So ...
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How can I dump nginx requests for a specific location while nginx is secured?

I want to dump all request that nginx is getting for a specific location so I can debug a strange problem that I have. Usually tcpdump would be the solution but remember that nginx is accessed using ...
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Centos server rebooted unexpectedly and i'm unable to process crash file, what am i doing wrong?

One of my Mysql replication servers has rebooted during the night and i'm trying to find the reason. Running the command last shows this line: reboot system boot 2.6.32-71.29.1.e Wed Jul 31 04:37 - ...
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SSH invalid open call: O_CREAT without mode

I'm having troubles to connect to my server via SSH. It runs Ubuntu 12.10. I can access the server using a normal user, but I can't access it using root. It seems ssh authenticates well, but the ...
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How to regain access to myql server and dump database?

We retake the management of our server and now we need to make some reverse engineering. We gave to an external company the development of our new Website and they need a dump of database from old ...
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Analyzing BSOD dump file from Windows 2008 R2 SP1

I have a problem with a virtual Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 server running withing VMWare. The server is running Citrix and also has Symantec Endpoint protection installed. It randomly crashes and goes ...
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Apache Core Dump file deletes itself on physical machine restart

I am having an issue which there must be a simple solution I am not seeing, but I have googled and googled to no avail. The issue I am having is when I do a server (physical machine) restart, every ...
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How to remove the OpenSolaris ZFS dump device

The ZFS dump device is used only for debugging problems. In this case, I have decided the risk vs reward is such that I should delete the dump device to make room for other storage. I am able to ...
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OpenSolaris: What is the Dump device for?

What is the purpose of rpool/dump? Is is useful or necessary? When is it a good idea to re-size it? When is it a good idea to disable and remove it?
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Understanding Windows 2003 Error Reporting

Normally when an application crashes I can extract the technical details which will lead me to a crash dump file that I can analyze. ( example here ). However one of our applications keeps crashing ...
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Is kdump not installed when /etc/kdump.conf is missing?

I have CentOS 5.8 system. And I want to set up the kdump. I was following this configuration steps on kdump. However I was not able to locate /etc/kdump.conf. I tried using the find and locate command ...
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svnadmin dump outputs a partial backup

I'm trying to dump my SVN repository in a scheduled task. The problem is that when it's running in the scheduled task its only outputting a part of the repository (about 476MB instead of about 2G). ...
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How can I restore a microsoft sql server database backup to postgres?

I need to take a Microsoft SQL Server database backup (dump) file and import/restore into a PostgreSQL database. Does anybody have some sort of transform script (maybe a perl/sed/awk script) that ...
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How to dump data written to disk

Question : How to dump data (byte-stream) written from an application to the filesystem ? (something like tcpdump but for IO/file). Ideally it should be able to "attach" and dump the stream while it ...
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MySQL InnoDB Backup: are dump files enough?

What exactly does the default ibdata1 file store that does not exist in a mysqldump? I've got a backup/rsync job that stores dump files of a MySQL 5.5 database on a remote server for rotating ...
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How to get a core dump from apache when segfaulting

I've followed instructions from many locations online on how to get a core dump from apache when it is producing a segfault, but it still refuses to generate the dump. I have: Added the ...
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MySQL Dump Viewer

I'm a linux user, however, I'm provided with a Windows laptop in the office. I could fire up a small web server with PHPmyadmin or even upload to a remote system and import into a database, however, ...
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SVN 1.2.3 to 1.7 Migration Dump Load issues

I am having trouble with migrating a SVN (version 1.2.3) repo to a new server. In the process I want to update the repo and server to the latest SVN version. I have tried dumping the repo, but found ...
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Analyzing crashdump, wrong symbols

I am having trouble analyzing a crashdump with windbg. I run: .sympath SRV*c:\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols .reload /f /i To get the symbols. All symbols seem to have ...
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Weird Apache Crash (with Dump) zend_hash_find (), libphp5.so

To be honest I don't have experience working with Apache. I'm just putting the best of my intentions on solving this and don't know if I'm making it right. So any help will be greatly appreciated. We ...
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Dump Just 1 table from SSH

With this command : mysqldump -uuser -ppass dbname > 1.sql You can dump dbname to 1.sql I want a way to dump and restore just 1 table of dbname from ssh and command line
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PHP-FPM and continuos “exited on signal 11”

I've a Hp web server with Xeon E5504 2ghz and 8gb ram, with freebsd 8.2-p9 amd64, nginx 1.2.1, PHP 5.3.14, mysql 5.5.25, apc, memcached and other package installed using freebsd ports. (conf file at ...
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How to change naming of core dumps in unix-like operating systems?

I want to change naming of core dumps for a separate process and its childs or, if it is impossible, for all processes of a separate user. NOTE: I know that it is possible to change the naming for ...
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How to import a dump in Postgres from a newer version?

We have a postgres-databse under windows, that is version 9.1. From that we want to dump the data and import under a Linux-server, that runs Postgres 8.4. The data include spatial data with Postgis. ...
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Understanding core dump (Solaris 11 crash)

I'm still trying to get behind crashes on my Solaris 11 system. Recently, a core dump has been written during the crash. Looking into it with mdb yields > $C ffffff0021c09430 vpanic() ...
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Create dump of database schema remotely

I have a connection to remote Mysql database. (i'm using MySQL Workbench). I'd like to copy whole structure of the database, (without data) to create identical structure on my local machine. Is it ...
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Whom to request debug analysis assistance from Microsoft? [closed]

I believe our organization has a MSDN subscription from Microsoft. While scouring the Internet for information to assist with crash dump analysis I noticed a post stating that there is some limited ...
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Dump all databases to file [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Out of resources for mysqldump I'm trying to export all databases from my wamp installation (so I can do a reinstall), but I get this error when trying to generate a ...
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How to make a full backup of an ubuntu root server with tar?

I am running ubuntu 10.04 LTS on a remote root server and almost the same setup on a development server over virtualbox. My goal is to backup the remote root server to an ftp-account. In case the hard ...
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Server 2008 BSOD about once a week

I'm in quite a bind here, hopefully someone can help. Here's what I have: Dell R710 with one Xeon 2.7 GHz processor, 18GB Ram, Server 2008 x64 SP2 I'm running HyperV with about 5 servers. Starting ...
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chcore command not taking effect

I am trying to change the behaviour of where core dump files get written to, as described here: ...