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Re: PR 45833 (mplayer related crash) : An observation

On Sat, 5 May 2012 12:54:53 +0530
Mayuresh <> wrote:

> I would like to add the following observation in the context of this PR:
> Although the screen appears frozen, the system might be falling to ddb
> prompt, which is not visible as the screen is frozen.
> I just typed reboot on frozen screen and the system rebooted, indicating
> it was on ddb prompt.

If the kernel was built with the option VGA_POST, it might then be
possible to type: call ddb_vgapost  to restore console mode.  Then you
could report the panic message and backtrace.

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