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Re: can't enter KDB after panic?

To: Keith Owens <kaos@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: can't enter KDB after panic?
From: Ken Preslan <kpreslan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2001 14:24:10 -0600
Cc: kdb@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <1967.982901563@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; from kaos@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx on Fri, Feb 23, 2001 at 03:12:43PM +1100
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On Fri, Feb 23, 2001 at 03:12:43PM +1100, Keith Owens wrote:
> This patch renames the existing kdb panic to oops and adds panic.
> Because of the way that kdb is entered from the panic() routine, it has
> no valid exception frame.  kdb tries to synthesise an exception frame
> but that is tricky and does not always work.  If backtrace from panic
> says "not in kernel" then get the pid from the earlier message and do
> "btp pid" instead.  You can also get invalid kernel addresses due to
> the incorrect exception frame, ignore those messages.

Sweet!  Thanks for you help.

Ken Preslan <kpreslan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Code Monkey
Sistina Software, Inc.

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