Subject: Re: unable to dump kernel core
To: Antti Kantee <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/06/2007 13:14:39
On Sun, Nov 04, 2007 at 10:26:13PM +0200, Antti Kantee wrote:
> I tried it in qemu also with the same result.  It seems that the I/O
> for reading the swap device disklable never finishes and it is waited
> for indefinitely:

This might be unrelated, but two observations:

 - on sparc64, with scsi disks, I can dump w/o any problems
 - on amd64, with ata disks, the dump runs fine for the first 3 GB,
   but then hangs when exactly 1 GB is left to dump - reproducably,
   always exactly at this point