On Wed, 21 Jan 2004 09:51:46 -0600,
jansen <jansen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>I'm trying to debug a system hang I've been seeing on some of
>our machines. I'm running 2.4.20-19.8.XFS1.3.0smp which has
>kdb 4.3 built into it and "cat /proc/sys/kernel/kdb" returns "1",
>but when I hit the Pause/Break key it resets the machine rather
>than going into kdb. I'm hitting the Pause/Break key at the
>login prompt in virtual terminal 1 (X is not running). Any
>pointers would be appreciated.
Hmm, debug the debugger time ...
Boot with command line option "kdb=early". At the kdb prompt, type
set LINES 2000
After boot has completed, try to enter kdb. Record the complete trace[*]
and mail it to the list.
[*] You will probably need a serial console to capture the kdb trace.
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