Subject: Re: ending up in db> every so many minutes
To: None <>
From: Jukka Salmi <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/13/2006 23:30:10
Mipam --> current-users (2006-12-13 23:16:15 +0100):
> >This might be the only solution for some hardware but usually it's better 
> >to use
> >ddb.onpanic=0
> >in /etc/sysctl.conf. After a reboot you should see a stacktrace in the 
> >dmesg output and a coredump in /var/crash assuming you have savecore=YES 
> >in /etc/rc.conf.
> Okay, i did as you said. After enabling pflogd=YES i saw a nice trace 
> flashing before my eyes, but after reboot, nothing appeared in 
> /var/log/messages and i seen nothing in /var/crash :-(
> The whole picture is unstable anyway's, but still no useable trace 
> anywhere. I could just start pflogd to cause another crash?

Try resetting ddb.onpanic to 1 and when in ddb using the `sync' command.
This should get you a crash dump.

HTH, Jukka

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