Subject: misc/1342: prototype manual page for panic
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From: Kenneth Stailey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/11/1995 18:55:09
>Synopsis: prototype manual page for panic
>Responsible: misc-bug-people (Misc Bug People)
>Arrival-Date: Fri Aug 11 19:05:02 1995
>Originator: Kenneth Stailey
>Release: Aug 9, 1995
System: NetBSD owl 1.0A NetBSD 1.0A (OWL) #6: Fri Jul 21 09:33:23 EDT 1995 kstailey@owl:/usr/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/OWL i386
"panic" has no documentation
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.Dd August 11, 1995
.Dt PANIC 9
.Nd Bring down system on fatal error
.Fd #include <sys/types.h>
.Fd #include <sys/systm.h>
.Fn panic "const char *why"
function terminate the NetBSD system. The message
is printed to the console and the location
is set to the address of the message text for retrival from the OS
If the kernel debugger is installed control is passed to it, otherwise
an attempt to save a core dump of the OS to a configured dump device
.Sh RETURN VALUES
function does not return.