Panic on boot. How do I get a kernel dump.
alex.wilkinson at dsto.defence.gov.au
Fri Apr 27 01:24:19 UTC 2007
0n Thu, Apr 26, 2007 at 03:35:15PM -0700, Tom Cumming wrote:
>>What about using the "panic" command in ddb? :)
>The problem is not getting it to panic, the problem is getting it to save
>core after the panic. I can find no way to configure the dump device before
>I boot, only after the OS is up. This means a panic during boot will not
>dump core because the dump device is not configured.
Boot off of a good kernel and:
# boot -s
# fsck -p
# mount /var
# savecore /kernel.broken /var/crash
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