Handle kernel module crashes

Ryan Stone rysto32 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 10 14:28:50 UTC 2013

On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 10:18 AM, Florent Peterschmitt <
florent at peterschmitt.fr> wrote:

> Hello,
> It's not a problem but a question, and it's quite simple:
> How does FreeBSD handle crash from a single kernel module ?
> If the module internally crashes, does the entire system does too or
> FreeBSD will continue to live ?
> Thanks

There is no separation between kernel modules and the kernel proper.  A
crash in a kernel module will crash the entire system.

More information about the freebsd-current mailing list