How to enable core file dumps when an application crashes or segmentation faults

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  • How to enable core file dumps when an application crashes or segmentation faults (segfault)
  • How to configure core dumps in Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • How to generate a core dump in Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • Not for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 , please refer the NOTE in the resolution section.
  • Not for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 , please refer the NOTE in the resolution section.

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