Subject: Re: Crashing after adding more RAM on i386 (total of 128M)
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/01/1998 22:24:26
Todd Vierling <> writes:

> In 1.3 (and -current), you don't need to vnd a file to make it swap.
> swapctl(8,2) work with files directly now.

Doh.  Thanks :)

> : The error (which flashed by my screen fast, and I have no crash dump)
> : mentioned "changebit" or something with "change" and "bit" in it.  ;)
> Make your kernel with 'makeoptions DEBUG="-g"', keep the "netbsd.gdb" file
> around, and make sure "savecore=ON" in rc.conf.  Having a core file around
> would help immensely, and you'd be able to use gdb to look at the possible
> causes. 

The problem is, even with ddb.onerror=0, it enters the debugger.  And,
"trace" gives far less than useful information.

I'm going to remove ddb, I think.  I rarely have a head on that machine
anyway, so if it crashes noone will notice, other than me.