Subject: Re: current invocation of gdb for crash dumps
To: Giles Lean <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/09/1998 21:10:58
On Feb 10, Giles Lean wrote
> Hi,
> What is the current invocation for looking at crash dumps on
> NetBSD/i386?
> I've carefully collected netbsd.0, netbsd.0.core and netbsd.gdb
> files, but can't figure out how to get gdb to show me even a
> backtrace.
> I'm on unfamiliar territory here; help wanted! ;-)

from your kernel compile directory:
gdb netbsd.gdb
then at the gdb prompt:
target kcore netbsd.0.core

And now you can use the usual gdb commands.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.