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Re: Time to deprecate crash dump support in stats tools (or KVM-grovelers in general)?

On Sat, Apr 05, 2008 at 01:04:27PM -0700, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> On Apr 5, 2008, at 12:50 PM, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> >What you say makes sense -- but is there a better way to get certain
> >data from crash dumps?  Or are you saying we should just live without
> >it?
> Hm, I guess I forgot to complete my thought ... "Oh, yes, it's called  
> GDB." :-)  GDB scripts are wonderful things.

Or even a program designed to read such data from kernel dumps
(and maybe even live systems - for debugging locked systems).
Like the SVR4 crash, and solaris mdb -k.


David Laight:

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