Auto doadump()

Bill Moran wmoran at
Thu Jun 3 21:51:32 UTC 2010

In response to David Rhodus <sdrhodus at>:

> Is there a rc.conf variable to automatically save core on a panic and reboot ?
> Setting dumpdev="AUTO"  doesn't seem to do the trick.

Did you also set dumpdir?  Is dumpdir set to a location with enough
disk space to hold a kernel dump?  Is the swap device large enough to
hold the entire contents of memory + a little?

The docs are here:

Bill Moran

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