freebsd-questions Digest, Vol 655, Issue 4
bourne.identity at hotmail.com
Thu Dec 22 13:56:30 UTC 2016
On 12/22/16 17:30, freebsd-questions-request at freebsd.org wrote:
> Hi, Manish,
> The best thing to do here is to open a PR with what details of the crash
> you can extract from the core dump. You have a full system core, so you
> should be able to follow the instructions here, and extract a backtrace
> from the kernel:
That URL says that first I have to 'locate the debug version of your
kernel (normally called kernel.debug)'.
Now, I am running the standard generic kernel that was installed by the
FreeBSD 11 amd64 setup CD. The command 'locate kernel.debug' returns an
Does that mean I have to build a debug version of my kernel before I can
use kgdb ?
The previous time I had a crash (in October), I filed a PR at FreeBSD
bugzilla, but nobody followed up. I suppose nobody can devote too many
resources to follow up on an isolated problem.
Thanks for your help
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