What are the likely causes of reboots?

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Mon Oct 10 12:22:58 PDT 2005

Paul Schmehl <pauls at utdallas.edu> writes:

> I've got a bit of a problem.  I didn't configure this box, and swap is
> only 250MB.  Physical memory is a gig.  Is there a workaround that
> would allow me to write a core file to somewhere else? 

Put a separate disk on and dump to that.
Or constrain the kernel to less memory than you have in your swap area.

See the FAQ entry on "How can I make the most of the data I see when
my kernel panics?".

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