You dont need a dump, just write the panic down (it's not that hard, takes
some time but it's no biggie), then get the computer to produce a non-
fatal panic that you can snarf out of the klog. Then fill it in like a
Then feed the results to ksymopps.
On Fri, 26 Jun 1998, Tigran Aivazian wrote:
> Hello again,
> I tried changing BIOS settings to various systems, even exotic ones
> like "DOS", "NT" and "Banyan VINES".
> All of them made 2.1.107/SMP panic, looks like this
> problem is more serious than I
> initially thought and thus requires serious debugging.
> Don't forget I have got a P08 BIOS revision which was only released a few
> days ago and the whole thing looks quite new.
> I discovered "panic=XX" option which allows to auto-reboot after panic.
> However, I need some "panic_dump=/dev/sda_some_hidden_partition" option
> which will allow me to later one analyse the panic buffer and see what's
> Failing that I will have to debug it the hard way... :)
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