On Sun, Oct 07, 2007 at 11:01:41AM +0200, Hans Petter Selasky wrote:
> On Saturday 06 October 2007, Joe Altman wrote:
> > chthonic.com/crash-crash-crash
> Do you have "options KDB" in your kernel config file ?
Following your suggestion, I did try this; and there was no
change from kernel panic and reboot.
> You should get a prompt when it panics.
There was no prompt.
> Then you type in "bt" for backtrace.
> Maybe you could take a picture of that.
Personally, it's a bit embarassing to be so helpless that I am forced
to take a picture. I suppose if I could be certain about how to
compile bootblocks, I might be able to do something on the serial
console with a laptop.
But the one time I attempted that was a disaster.
Is my speculation about the "...no dump device found..." correct? Is
it that swapon and multiuser has not occurred, and so there can occur
no dump to the swap space?
> Probably someone is accessing a NULL pointer.
If any more damage occurs, ISTM that my entire installation will be
accessing a NULL pointer; the following message is from the most
recent dmesg, and is new:
warning: KLD '/boot/kernel.old.bootable/drm.ko' is newer than the
Since my hardware appears to not work with the available source, who
knows how that will go?
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