Subject: Re: truss-like command for netbsd
To: Duncan McEwan <duncan@MCS.VUW.AC.NZ>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/11/1998 23:18:29
Duncan McEwan writes:
> At the time I let it go past because I thought that ktrace would do
> everything I would want, but now I find that something more like truss
> might be useful (I'm trying to track down why XFree86 3.3.2 causes a
> Pentium II to reboot when the X server starts up and I thought that a
> truss-like command might be less likely to lose buffered information when
> the system fell over).

I seriously doubt it. Once you panic, forget about writing anything to 

You'll be better off taking the kernel core dump and GDBing it in any