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Re: kern/41905: System Crash

On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 10:35:02PM +0000, Will L Givens wrote:
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>  Well I leave the null modem serial cable connected 24/7 but I only have
>  Putty running and connected via serial, when I'm actually using it.

Ok. A break on the serial console will cause the alpha to enter ddb.
Maybe putty sends a break to the serial port when connecting to it.
Also, when the system is powered off or in sleep, it causes electrical
conditions on the serial port which will be interpreted as a break by
the remote end.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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