Kernel debugging question
Greg 'groggy' Lehey
grog at FreeBSD.org
Wed Apr 21 19:16:13 PDT 2004
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On Monday, 19 April 2004 at 14:46:57 +0200, Jorn Argelo wrote:
> On Monday, 19 April 2004 at 12:56:56 +0200, Jorn Argelo wrote:
>>>>> #0 doadump () at /usr/src/sys/kern/kern_shutdown.c:240
>>>> You want at least a backtrace.
>>> How do I do that? I'm sorry, but I've never done a kernel debug or
>> That's why I pointed you to the documentation explaining what to do:
> Sorry, I didn't see that in your previous mail.
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> I must say your documentation looks very well, though it goes far
> above my level. (Wouldn't be too healthy for a 17 year old kid to
> do some kernel debugging already, no?)
Younger people have done it. Our record for the youngest committer is
something like 14.
> I currently have a backtrace, a chunk of source code which probably
> causes the panic, and some register output. I haven't read all 99
> pages of your documentation, but hopefully it'll be enough. Send me
> a mail when you have time, and I'll mail you the contents. (The
> source code is quite long, so posting everything in a single mail is
> not a good idea). I can drop a mail at the current folks as well, if
> you prefer that.
Put it on the -questions list for now. It could be instructive.
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