LOR on RELENG_6, beta 5

Mike Tancsa mike at sentex.net
Wed Sep 21 11:05:39 PDT 2005


At 01:53 PM 21/09/2005, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > > >
> > > > I am able to replicate this on the box without too much effort.
> > > > Unfortunately, it doesnt want to dump on my twe device for
> > > some reason
> > > > despite doing a dumpon -v /dev/twed0s1b
> > >
> > > Dumps on twe seem to be broken.  vinod, have you made any
> > > progress on this since last we spoke?
> > >
> >
> > Like I told you earlier, I tried reproducing the problem both on 7
> > -CURRENT,
> > and RELENG_6, but couldn't.  Dumping on twe seems to work just fine.
>
>And what of those of us for whom dumping does not, in fact, work fine?
Actually in my case it was the watchdog killing the machine.  From 
the debugger prompt, I can do a
call doadump
and it seems to write it out just fine

and at bootup it recovers the core as expected.

# ls -l /var/crash/vm*
-rw-------  1 root  wheel  1061322752 Sep 21 13:48 /var/crash/vmcore.37

         ---Mike 



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