Subject: Re: Howto report kernel bug
To: Vesa Norrman <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/09/2003 11:31:43
On Thu, 9 Oct 2003, Vesa Norrman wrote:

> Hello, I've used 1.6ZC for about two weeks now and there seems to be
> some bug in the kernel. If I'm in text mode when the bug happens the
> debugger starts. How would I use the debugger to see what happened (for
> a bug report).

Type "bt" or "trace" at the prompt. If it paniced, that'll tell you
where. If it didn't, and you have simply hit the break key, "c" or
"continue" will get you going again, else "reboot" will at least try
to cleanly unmount the file systems. See the man page for ddb, ddb(4).