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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.

I guess you'll provide gdb scripts to keep the functionalities available
then ? Being able to run ps or vmstat on crash dumps helped me a lot several
times to understand what did go wrong, and I'd really hate to loose this.

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

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