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SubjectRe: [2/3] 2.6.22-rc2: known regressions v2

* Chris Newport <> wrote:

> There is a fundamental problem in getting a decent log to debug a
> crashed kernel. Maybe we should take a hint from Solaris. If the
> kernel crashes Solaris dumps core to swap and sets a flag. At the next
> boot this image is copied to /var/adm/crashdump where it is preserved
> for future debugging. Obviously swap needs to be larger than core, but
> this is usually the case.

we've got kdump, but it's not usually enabled by default by distros.

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