Subject: Re: reboot after panic: vinvalbuf: dirty bufs, vp %p
To: Bjoern Labitzke <>
From: Patrick Welche <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/29/2000 23:01:20
On Mon, May 29, 2000 at 11:32:25PM +0200, Bjoern Labitzke wrote:
> My X11 just hung. I did a reboot(0x104) and got a dump. I thought
> I should be able with "gdb netbsd.6 netbsd.6.core" to obtain a 
> trace to provide for finding the problem. But gdb told me
> /var/crash/netbsd.6.core" is not a core dump: File format not recognized

I think you want to try:

gdb netbsd.6
target kcore netbsd.6.core

(or better.. find the kernel file made with 'makeoptions DEBUG="-g"'...)

> I have no idea what triggered the panic.

Hopefully the above will tell us..