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Re: NetBSD 7.0 i386 panic during boot

Robert Elz wrote:
> If it is (as I believe is the case) failing to boot correctly, there
> is no operating system running to write files, no filesystems visible
> to write them, or crash dumps, to, nothing available but what appears on
> the console.
> The traditional way to handle this was to switch to a serial console (using
> a com port) - but these days those things are very rare, so that option
> is mostly no longer available.
> Without that, all that you can get is what you can see on the screen.

One thing we could do is to enable 'options DDB_COMMANDONENTER="bt"'
in the INSTALL and GENERIC kernels.
Andreas Gustafsson,

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