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Re: Problems

On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 1:32 PM, Eric Haszlakiewicz 
<> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 12:57:21PM -0500, Donald Allen wrote:
>> I rebooted the system without the card inserted and note that there is
>> now a /var/crash/netbsd.0.core.gz, apparently a core dump. Would this
>> be helpful to you? It would take some doing to get it off this system
>> (I have no working network cards and no CD writer, so I'd have to
>> split the file into small enough chunks, 10 or so, to fit on a floppy
>> disk), but I'll do it if it would be helpful. Can I send emails with
>> attachments to this list?
> Do you have a serial console?  It might be less hassle to setup ppp or sl
> and transfer the file that way.

Setup both ends of ppp, something I haven't done in years, and try to
find two modem cables and a null modem somewhere? Easier? I don't
think so. I'll just write the 10 chunks to floppies.

> Don't attach a core dump.  That's more than a bit too big.

Good point -- it's over 9M.

> Once you get the core dump to a machine where you have gdb you can
> try to get a stack backtrace.  That might point out enough of the
> problem that you won't need to send the core dump to anyone else.

Ok, I'll give it a try.


> eric

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