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What is the purpose of the directories "crach, diag, eisa, kcmond" available in /var/adm

senthil_kumar_1
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What is the purpose of the directories "crach, diag, eisa, kcmond" available in /var/adm

Hi All,

What is the purpose of the directories "crach, diag, eisa, kcmond" available under /var/adm.
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P Muralidhar Kini
Honored Contributor

Re: What is the purpose of the directories "crach, diag, eisa, kcmond" available in /var/adm

Hi Senthil,

Similar Discussion -
http://forums11.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=140870

Regards,
Murali
Let There Be Rock - AC/DC
P Muralidhar Kini
Honored Contributor

Re: What is the purpose of the directories "crach, diag, eisa, kcmond" available in /var/adm

Hi Senthil,

/var/adm/crash
When a HP-UX system crashes, it saves a copy of the RAM in /var/adm/crash

/var/adm/crash
Contains diagnostic logs and can be safely deleted.
http://forums11.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=1252865

/var/adm/kcmond
Used by kcmond daemon which monotors the kernel resources
http://www.speedware.com/HPe3000_resources/MPE_to_HP-UX_cross-reference/programming_API_cross-reference/cmd.html?cmdid=MS_1456

Regards,
Murali
Let There Be Rock - AC/DC