Hangs using X

Guillermo Garcia Rojas garciarojas at solobsd.org
Tue Apr 5 11:18:04 PDT 2005

Ok, dumpdev is on, and have 128 Mb RAM, my /var partition is 251 Mb 
Let's catch this baby.

On Tue, 05 Apr 2005 09:49:34 -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:

>     Do you have your system setup to dump core?  The requirements are:
>     * That your swap space be at least as large as main memory
>     * Add a dumpdev line to your /etc/rc.conf, e.g.  dumpdev="/dev/ad0s1b"
>     * The /var/crash is on a filesystem with enough space to hold the dump
>       (the size of main memory).  You can move /var/crash to another
>       filesystem, e.g. /home, with a softlink if it isn't big enough.  e.g.:
>       cpdup /var/crash /home/var.crash
>       rm -rf /var/crash
>       ln -s /home/var.crash /var/crash
>     Another option if you have a second machine is to connect up the
>     serial ports with a null modem cable and monitor the console via the
>     serial port.  To do this you, once it is set up, interrupt the boot
>     sequence at the loader menu (option 6) and then type 'boot -h' so the
>     kernel uses the serial port for its console.
>     I'd like to pounce on this issue ASAP, especially if its repeatable.  I
>     would appreciate it if others could try testing for this problem too.
>     Guillermo, your 'dmesg' output would also be helpful (but I'm mainly
>     counting on you being able to get a core dump for us to find this one).
> 					-Matt
> 					Matthew Dillon 
> 					<dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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