[arch-general] Kernel code dump retrieval

Konstantinos Skarlatos k.skarlatos at gmail.com
Tue Oct 21 09:57:43 UTC 2014

On 16/10/2014 7:49 μμ, Leonidas Spyropoulos wrote:
> 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.
You can always try netconsole 
It has always managed to capture even the worst kernel panics I have 
ever had, and its pretty easy to setup

>> 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.
> Thanks,
> Leonidas

Konstantinos Skarlatos

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