On Thu, Jul 22, 1999 at 02:19:37AM +0200, a little birdie told me
that Andrzej Bialecki remarked
> On Tue, 20 Jul 1999, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> > 
> >     You can do it manually from /etc/rc.  If it doesn't even get that far,
> >     you used to be able to specify it in the kernel config but I do not know
> >     if that is possible any more.
> I remember doing this once or twice from DDB - writing appropriate values
> to _dumpdev, as they appeared on running system.
> Of course, the system can be in such state that this could equally well
> do more harm than good... :-/

But lemme guess...
This won't work with a system that panics before it gets around to
probing the harddrives...

This is one of my present problems  :(

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