Panic Reboots

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Apr 3 20:01:10 UTC 2006

On Mon, Apr 03, 2006 at 12:49:24PM -0700, Wil Hatfield wrote:

> Debugging is not enabled ... yet. It just sits at the bottom of the panic
> screen and gives no options. The spot at the bottom is normally where it
> says "Rebooting in nn seconds........"

This isn't very clear to me: can you transcribe EXACTLY what appears
on your screen, or provide a screen shot?

Also, don't top-post.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Anish Mistry [mailto:amistry at]
> Sent: Monday, April 03, 2006 11:51 AM
> To: freebsd-questions at
> Cc: Wil Hatfield
> Subject: Re: Panic Reboots
> On Monday 03 April 2006 12:36, Wil Hatfield wrote:
> > Well that didn't work. My Fatal Trap 12 just sits there until we
> > get it plugged in and run a couple of fsck on it.
> >
> > So why doesn't 5.4 reboot on panics?  And is this also an issue
> > with 6.x?
> Does it sit at a db> prompt?
> I normally have debugging enabled and have the following in my kernel
> config:

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