Hangs using X
Guillermo Garcia Rojas
garciarojas at solobsd.org
Wed Apr 6 08:04:52 PDT 2005
I did not catch it, after it hangs, nothing happens in console on other
boxes, they simply freeze too, after I reboot my /var partition was
damaged, I'm now in a jump from FreeBSD 4.9 to DragonFly.
On Tue, 05 Apr 2005 13:18:04 -0500, Guillermo Garcia Rojas wrote:
> 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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