Re: Kernel Debugging Hardware

Dan Hollis (
Tue, 13 May 1997 11:03:46 -0700 (PDT)

On Mon, 12 May 1997, Steven S. Dick wrote:
> I believe it would be possible for <$50 to make a small device that could
> sit on a serial port and look for kernel OOPS messages and record them
> so that they can be examined after a reboot.

What would be better is to make a real crashdumper for the kernel.
Something akin to what Sun or FreeBSD has.

Have a peep at
to see how FreeBSD does it.