[arch-general] systemd and core dumps

Jan Steffens jan.steffens at gmail.com
Mon Dec 10 23:38:29 EST 2012

On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 5:24 AM, Olivier Langlois
<olivier at olivierlanglois.net> wrote:
> Apparently core dumps (if enabled) are stored in the systemd journal.
>  ~ $ cat /proc/sys/kernel/core_pattern
> |/usr/lib/systemd/systemd-coredump %p %u %g %s %t %e
> systemd-coredumpctl looks nice to use but I am not totally sure yet that
> collecting core dumps in the journal is something that I want
> systematically.
> I am looking for a way to override this. I haven't found any mention of
> that option in systemd documentation.
> Does anyone here would have an idea where I could search?
> Olivier

Make /etc/sysctl.d/coredump.conf a link to /dev/null. This will
override /usr/lib/sysctl.d/coredump.conf.

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