how to get more info #2

John Baldwin jhb at
Wed Dec 21 08:19:32 PST 2005

On Wednesday 21 December 2005 03:53 am, David Reid wrote:
> Following on from my last attempt to get more information on why my box
> keeps rebooting, it was suggested that the lack of panics was a function
> of running  under X. Off list it was suggested I try remote debugging
> via firewire, something I have now done.
> The panic showed up in vm_map_entry_splay as a page fault. The function
> was called following a trap 0xc.
> I tried to get into gdb to get more information but it complained about
> a lack of remote debuggers.
> As I'm still new to the remote debugging thing does anyone have any
> pointers/suggestions for how to extract more information next time it
> crashes and what sort of information I should post?

Compile KDB and DDB into the kernel.  You can then use 'tr' in ddb to get a 
stack trace.

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