From: Warren Togami (warren_at_togami.com)
Date: Wed 26 Feb 2003 - 05:07:26 GMT
Herbert Poetzl wrote:
>>ksymoops says that it is for kernel OOPSes, how can this decode the
> the "panic message" actually is a kernel oops
> which includes the stack backtrace as hex values
> - if you are able to capture this message, by
> reading it on screen and writing it down, or by
> copy/paste from serial console, or by ocr from
> a screenshot ... you can later feed it through
> ksymoops, which, if provided the necessary data
> (on the actual system) will "translate" the hex
> values into more meaningful stuff like function
> symbols and offsets ...
> take a look at the recent kernel oops postings
> on this list (archive) and compare the message
> with and without ksymoops translation ...
I have been so far unable to reproduce the kernel panic after trying
very hard. =(
For now I'm running with a serial cable and active remote "screen"
session from another box in the server room. If the kernel panic
happens I will have the entire panic message for analysis.