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Re: HEADS UP: panic behaviour changed

On 01.02.2009, Adam Hoka wrote:
> > Yes. My problem now is that most users won't know what to do with
> > coredumps. 
> And they know what to do with the debugger other than typing 'reboot' or 
> 'sync'? :-)
> > 
> > If the problem Andrew tries to fix is the cryptic ddb prompt, I would
> > suggest to change the panic message to include something like:
> >     Please report this issue via send-pr(1). Include at least the
> >     output of "backtrace". "reboot" will try to create a coredump,
> >     if the swap partition is large enough.
> Or just write a script which extracts this information (at least 
> semi-)automatically,
> so we can just ask the user to use it.

There is also DDB_VERBOSE_HELP, although commented out in GENERIC. Expanding
the help to command usage and synopsis seem to be also in the TODO.

- Jukka.

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