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).
> Matthew Dillon
> <dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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