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Check the Routing Engine Core Files

 

Purpose

If you observe disruption to the Routing Engine kernel, check the /var/crash directory for any core files created around the time of the crash.

Action

To check the /var/crash directory, use the following Junos OS command-line interface (CLI) operational mode command:

Sample Output

user@host> file list detail /var/crash

Meaning

The sample output lists the contents of the /var/crash/ directory. Check the date and timestamp for any kernel core files created around the time of the crash. In the example above, two core files are listed: kernel.0 and vmcore.0.