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Re: kern/42781: zyd wireless usb device reboots alpha box

The following reply was made to PR kern/42781; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: "Michael L. Hitch" <>
Subject: Re: kern/42781: zyd wireless usb device reboots alpha box
Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2010 19:51:03 -0600 (MDT)

 On Mon, 25 Oct 2010, David Holland wrote:
 > On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 09:15:04AM +0000, mel kravitz wrote:
 >  >  The box spontaneously drops into SRM console, no console message appears,
 >  >  that i can see before the crash.
 > Wonderful. Those are always the best kind :(
 >  >  I will enable dbb and try to collect a
 >  >  backtrace, this may take a while since the box is down right now.
 > If it isn't triggering a panic but just crashing out to the monitor,
 > you probably aren't going to be able to get anything from ddb.
    You might be able to enter 'continue' and get back into the console 
 restart routine and get into ddb.  I'm not sure if that will work in
 this case, but I've used this when the machine hangs and I am able to halt 
 Michael L. Hitch             
 Computer Consultant
 Information Technology Center
 Montana State University       Bozeman, MT     USA

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