Capturing dmesg upon system crash on 6.3

Yehonatan Yossef yoniy at
Mon Feb 25 13:41:08 UTC 2008

I'm looking into the syslogd capabilities at the moment, it might be
I've tried following the serial console setup you've pointed, but when I
added the 'console="comconsole"' to loader.conf the OS hanged during
boot time, had to re-install the system.

I'm currently porting Mellanox ethernet driver, InfiniBand will be
probably next. Mail me outside this list if you're interested in

Yehonatan Yossef
Mellanox Technologies INC
Office: +972-4-9097200 ext. 301 
Cell: +972-54-2345031 (yonyossef at skype)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: rea-fbsd at [mailto:rea-fbsd at] 
> Sent: Monday, February 25, 2008 3:29 PM
> To: Yehonatan Yossef
> Cc: freebsd-questions at; freebsd-net at; 
> freebsd-drivers at
> Subject: Re: Capturing dmesg upon system crash on 6.3
> Yehonatan, good day.
> Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 11:28:12AM +0200, Yehonatan Yossef wrote:
> > I'm a freebsd newbee, trying to port an ethernet driver 
> from Linux to 
> > FreeBSD 6.3.
> > I'm facing a system reboot upon loading of the driver, and 
> I could use 
> > a tool for capturing dmesg upon system crash (such as netconsole on 
> > Linux).
> May be serial console will help you?
> alconsole-setup.html
> Out of curiosity: are you porting some InfiniBand drivers to FreeBSD?
> --
> Eygene

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