6.3-RELEASE panic

Kris Kennaway kris at FreeBSD.org
Mon Jan 21 16:13:29 PST 2008

Colin Percival wrote:
> Kris Kennaway wrote:
>> Petr Holub wrote:
>>> as I've said in my previous email (outside the list), I've got the
>>> kernel through freebsd-update and it seems there is no  kernel.debug
>>> nor kernel.symbols present. Would it be possible to get the .symbols
>>> or .debug for that kernel? (See my previuous email with more detailed
>>> info).
>> Ah, I missed that, sorry.  Colin hopefully will have the kernel.debug
>> handy.
> I'm afraid not -- FreeBSD Update is just distributing the bits from the
> release ISO image, and the release ISO doesn't include kernel debug bits
> (at least, not on 6.3-RELEASE -- I think it does on 7.0-RC1).

I thought we shipped the debugging symbols in /boot precisely for the 
reason of making panics with default installs not report useless traces :(


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