Kernel crash before dumpon
wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Tue Nov 25 10:45:09 PST 2008
> The page includes the following suggestion on how I might be able to
> Alternatively, the dump device can be hard-coded via the
> dump clause in the config(5) line of a kernel configuration
> file. This approach is deprecated and should be used only
> if a kernel is crashing before dumpon(8) can be executed.
> I tried adding
> config dump "/dev/ad4s3b"
> to the configuration file but that option appears to be no longer
> supported: the config command gives an error message of:
> root/dump/swap specification obsolete
> Is the paragraph above obsolete? If so, what's the preferred way to
> collect the dump?
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