Subject: Re: 1.5.1 kernel panic this morning.
To: Chuck Silvers <>
From: Stephen M Jones <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 08/29/2001 12:36:13
> the first thing to do is figure out why it couldn't write the dump,
> since without that we're not able to do much.
> is the dump device big enough to hold a dump?

Well, the swap partition is 1023M and I have 1024M of RAM ..  I'll
specify a different dump location.

> 	makeoptions	DEBUG="-g"

I've set that on and will boot that kernel tonight.  The system ran for
about 9 days before the first panic and then 6 days this last time.

Is there a good debugger tutorial?  I read the HOWTO but I'm not sure that
could help me given that this is a production system.