savecore changed?

Doug White dwhite at
Thu Nov 6 17:06:14 PST 2003

On Thu, 6 Nov 2003, Jaco H. van Tonder wrote:

> Hi all,
> I have a -CURRENT kernel that panics the moment it starts booting, and I
> have to use another kernel to boot properly (GENERIC). The problem is that I
> want to dump the core from the faulty kernel, and I see that savecore no
> longer support a -N flag like in 4.X? How do I save the core in -CURRENT
> from a different kernel? UPDATING does not mention any change in savecore.
> :(

savecore won't recover the old kernel? Can't say I've ever had that
problem. Can you show error messages?  -CURRENT savecore no longer grabs
kernel.0, so it shouldn't matter what the running kernel is.

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