Subject: Re: kern/8696: no obvious `sync' command in ddb
To: None <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 10/28/1999 10:57:48
Luke Mewburn wrote:

> >Number:         8696
> >Category:       kern
> >Synopsis:       there's no obvious `sync' command in ddb
> >Description:
> 	i have ddb in my kernels, and occasional the kernels panic.
> 	it would be really nice if there was an obvious way to force
> 	the system to attempt to dump core and then reboot.
> 	i'm thinking of something like `sync' (a la openprom on the
> 	sparcs)
> >Fix:
> 	come up with an MI way to do this, and add the command...

"call reboot 0x100" (ie RB_DUMP)?  I don't have a machine sitting at the
ddb prompt to test this right now...