Subject: Re: ipmon-related crashing???
To: Mason Loring Bliss <email@example.com>
From: Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/29/1999 14:18:41
On Thu, 28 Jan 1999, Mason Loring Bliss wrote:
> So, what I'd like to know is this: What can I do after such a crash to get
> useful information? In neither instance did I drop into my debugger.
We need a web page addressing this, somewhere. :-)
Is this a panic? If so, you should get a crash dump (althugh if
you've really got the debugger compiled in, and it never goes near
it, you've got a serious problem).
If you're getting what appear to be spontaneous reboots, setting
the machine up to use a serial console, and running vixie's rtty
(or anything that does logging) on another machine attached to the
serial port might let you capture some messages that will help you
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