Re: How to take a crash dump

From: Patrick O'Rourke (
Date: Fri Jan 04 2002 - 10:36:54 EST

Simon Turvey wrote:

>>I have "lcrash" installed on my system. I have 2.4.8 kernel. I would like

>>to know how to make a linux system panic so that I can take a crash dump
>>and analyse using "lcrash". Is there any command to make the system panis
>>as we have on other unices(SVR4 and unixware)?

You can use Mission Critical Linux's crash dump analyser (aka crash) on
a live system and force it to panic via the "sys -panic" command.

The lkcd patch also adds an "alt-sysrq c" command that will force a dump.


Patrick O'Rourke

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