(Seemingly) Spontaneous rebooting
dom at helenmarks.co.uk
Tue Dec 19 06:19:53 PST 2006
On Tue, 19 Dec 2006 13:48:47 +0000
Joe Holden <joe at joeholden.co.uk> wrote:
> Ma wrote:
> > I have almost the same reboots on my server. :( And it may reboot
> > serval times a day. I'd like to know how to get crash dumps? What is
> > added in your rc.conf?
> > --
> > Ma Jie
> Hi, I used the rc.conf values as set out in rc,conf(5)
> root at claire# grep crash /etc/defaults/rc.conf
> dumpdev="NO" # Device to crashdump to (device name, AUTO, or NO).
> dumpdir="/var/crash" # Directory where crash dumps are to be stored
> I set dumpdev to my swap partition, although nothing got dumped,
> although I did upgrade it to -CURRENT as i'd exhausted everything else,
> and its not crashed since, not wishing to flame/troll/whatever, but 6.x
> seems to have a fair few issues.
Did you make sure that /var was large enough to accommodate the
crash dump? I've made that mistake before.
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