[arch-general] Kernel code dump retrieval

Leonidas Spyropoulos artafinde at gmail.com
Thu Oct 16 16:49:21 UTC 2014

On 16/10/14, Anatol Pomozov wrote:
> So you don't need full kernel memory dump that preserves content of
> RAM on crash. You just need kernel stack trace message, do you?
> Check pause_on_oops kernel parameter
> https://www.kernel.org/doc/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt it
> might help you to prevent scrolling.
I'll try that first

> Another option is to use serial port and watch kernel messages from a
> remote machine https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Working_with_the_serial_console
Hmm that could take some time to set up.

> Hm... I would recommend you to run memory test to make sure it is not
> a hardware problem with your RAM.

I'll run a Mem stress test. The Corsair Vengeance kit I got suppose to
support 1866Mhz through XMP predefined settings - but it's good to
validate them.

> I do not think so. I was compiling my custom kdump kernel, but it can
> be done on other machine and then be installed on the problematic
> machine.

I'll look at the other suggetions first.


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