Subject: Re: 2.0beta freezes
To: Eric Haszlakiewicz <email@example.com>
From: Roland C. Dowdeswell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/12/2004 19:11:09
On 1095027540 seconds since the Beginning of the UNIX epoch
Eric Haszlakiewicz wrote:
> That won't help you much if you're running X. There isn't a way to
>have the kernel switch video modes (since it's X itself that does that)
>so you'll be in ddb, but typing blind. Still useful, if just to type
>"sync" and get a core dump.
If you install the serial boot blocks and attach a box to the serial
console, you can still enter the kernel debugger when you are in X.
Roland Dowdeswell http://www.Imrryr.ORG/~elric/