proc_kcore - Man Page

physical memory

Description

/proc/kcore

This file represents the physical memory of the system and is stored in the ELF core file format. With this pseudo-file, and an unstripped kernel (/usr/src/linux/vmlinux) binary, GDB can be used to examine the current state of any kernel data structures.

The total length of the file is the size of physical memory (RAM) plus 4 KiB.

See Also

proc(5)

Info

2023-08-15 Linux man-pages 6.7