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Re: savecore(8) doesn't find dump
On Thu, 3 Jan 2008 16:48:42 +0100
Jukka Salmi <j+nbsd%2008.salmi.ch@localhost> wrote:
> on a 4.99.47 i386 system, savecore(8) is unable to save a dump even
> though the dump seems to have been created successfully:
> $ shutdown -d now
> Shutdown NOW!
> syncing disks... done
> unmounting file systems... done
> dumping to dev 0,1 offset 1141767
> dump 1014 1013 1012 [...] 3 2 1 succeeded
> ...but during the next boot savecore(8) doesn't find any dump.
Try running 'savecore -v'; it may say what the problem is. Possibly,
adding -f will let you get your dump.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
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