Subject: Re: crash in ntfs read?
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/12/2005 07:42:36
On Wed, 11 May 2005 17:38:19 -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:

>>Would it be possible to switch to text console for night, leave
>>ddb.onpanic back to 1, and get the full ddb traceback?
> Not for a couple of weeks; I'm traveling too much and sometimes need to
> log in to that machine remotely.  But wouldn't a gdb backtrace from a
> debugging kernel have the same traceback?

If there is an exception like a null-pointer dereference, the gdb
backtrace will miss one frame - the one where the exception happened. But
you can use ddb even in X - when the panic happens, blind type bt/l and
then reboot 0x104.

Bye	Pavel