manually dumping core ...
max at love2party.net
Thu Dec 28 01:50:40 PST 2006
On Thursday 28 December 2006 09:49, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> How? I can break to DDB no problem, but 'panic' just gives me a
> backtrace and then the ddb> prompt again ... reset didn't dump core,
> just rebooted ... :(
You might have to type 'panic' twice these days. Alternatively, 'call
doadump' usually did the trick for me.
> Had an 'out of swap' error tonight, and would have liked to have been
> able to run a ps after the reboot to see if I could identify an 'out of
> control' process using up all the RAM (6G of RAM, 8G of swap) :(
DDB has a ps of it's own - I'm not sure how helpful it is for your
specific problem, though.
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