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

    * Chris Newport <crn@netunix.com> 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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