Unable to dump on ccd partitions?

Dan Nelson dnelson at allantgroup.com
Sun Nov 16 20:56:46 PST 2003


In the last episode (Nov 16), Kris Kennaway said:
> On Mon, Nov 17, 2003 at 12:19:24AM +0100, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> > In message <20031116231020.GA17653 at xor.obsecurity.org>, Kris Kennaway writes:
> > ># dumpon /dev/ccd0b
> > >dumpon: ioctl(DIOCSKERNELDUMP): Invalid argument
> > >
> > >Why doesn't this work?
> > 
> > Because it would require the entire GEOM I/O engine to participate
> > in dumping.
> > 
> > As far as I know you never could dump on CCD.
> 
> Blah, so much for device transparency :(

I guess it depends on how much of the kernel you want to assume is
useable after a panic, too...

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	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at allantgroup.com


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