Subject: Re: crash in ntfs read?
To: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Pavel Cahyna <email@example.com>
Date: 05/12/2005 07:42:36
On Wed, 11 May 2005 17:38:19 -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
>>Would it be possible to switch to text console for night, leave
>>ddb.onpanic back to 1, and get the full ddb traceback?
> Not for a couple of weeks; I'm traveling too much and sometimes need to
> log in to that machine remotely. But wouldn't a gdb backtrace from a
> debugging kernel have the same traceback?
If there is an exception like a null-pointer dereference, the gdb
backtrace will miss one frame - the one where the exception happened. But
you can use ddb even in X - when the panic happens, blind type bt/l and
then reboot 0x104.