how to interpret crash?

David Magda dmagda at
Thu May 27 16:36:37 PDT 2004

On May 27, 2004, at 18:51, Doug White wrote:

> If you put this line in your kernel config it should generate the
> kernel.debug:
> makeoptions		DEBUG=-g

Yes, I have it that already.

> You don't need the actual kernel.debug to boot with, just the image 
> around
> so when you run gdb -k it can pull the symbols out. Otherwise, the
> installed kernel is stripped.  On -CURRENT, there's a
> /sys/$arch/compile/$kernelname.debug that you suck in.

Yes, but I sometimes clean out my compile / object directory and so 
when I need the debugging kernel it's not there (and I may have 
cvsup'ed my source tree). It would be nice if a debugging kernel is 
sitting there beside the kernel that I booted.

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