* De: Don Lewis <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [ Data: 2002-07-13 ]
        [ Subjecte: Re: Here's a new(er) one ]
> On 13 Jul, zipzippy wrote:
> > On Sat, Jul 13, 2002 at 07:28:43PM -0700, Don Lewis wrote:
> > 
> >> What was the original panic message, the one where uma_core.c prints the
> >> name of the lock being held and where it was locked?
> > 
> > Any way to determine this post-mortem?  I woke up and the system had 
> > rebooted. Unfortunately the power supply also decided to start smoking, so 
> > the box is down until I the new one arrives.  But I still have the kernel 
> > and core dump.
> It should be in the kernel message buffer.  It looks like dmesg(8) has
> the options that would allow it to be pointed at a core file to print
> that out.

Anything which uses kvm should accept the -N <nlistf> option, which points
to a file to take the symbol name list from (for lookup of a datum based on
a symbol name), and a -M <memf> option, which points to a file to take core
memory from, such as a core memory dump, or system-in-a-memory-image

Just for the sake of verbosity and actually pointing to something one
can do, rather than expecting someone to figure out that those flags
exist, etc.

Here's an example:
        <utility> -M kernel.core -N /obj/sys/vmunix.build/kernel.debug

Where utility::=ps,w,uptime,dmesg,netstat,...
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