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Applies to openSUSE Leap 15.1

Part VI Handling System Dumps

16 Tracing Tools

openSUSE Leap comes with several tools that help you obtain useful information about your system. You can use the information for various purposes, for example, to debug and find problems in your program, to discover places causing performance drops, or to trace a running process to find out what sy…

17 Kexec and Kdump

Kexec is a tool to boot to another kernel from the currently running one. You can perform faster system reboots without any hardware initialization. You can also prepare the system to boot to another kernel if the system crashes.

18 Using systemd-coredump to Debug Application Crashes

systemd-coredump collects and displays kernel core dumps, for analyzing application crashes. When a process crashes (or all processes belonging to an application), its default is to log the core dump to the systemd journal, including a backtrace if possible, and to store the core dump in a file in /…

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