Prevent reboot-after-panic behavior?

jw jwdevel at
Sat Jul 11 04:25:43 UTC 2009

I'm trying to figure out a strange panic issue (see:

The problem is I generally need to run it overnight in order to reproduce it.
By the time I get back to it, the machine has auto-rebooted, losing
precious info in ttyv0.
I cannot simply analyze a dump because the dump fails (see other
thread for that info - possibly a separate issue).

I am working on getting the dump to succeed, but in the meantime:

Is there a way to turn off the auto-reboot behavior?
I found this link:
But it is about turning it *on* and is somewhat old.

Is there a way to change the behavior without recompiling the kernel?


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