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Bug 85120

Summary: Request for kernel and user space post-mortem debugger in RH 2.1 AS
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 Reporter: Heather Conway <conway_heather>
Component: kernelAssignee: Jim Paradis <jparadis>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
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Priority: medium    
Version: 2.1CC: gary_lerhaupt, goggin_edward, mcafee_thomas, peterm, seto_jimmy, shillman
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Hardware: i686   
OS: Linux   
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Description Heather Conway 2003-02-25 22:06:09 UTC
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Description of problem:
Request for RedHat to provide support for both kernel and user components of a 
post-mortem debugger to be embedded into RedHat 2.1  Advanced Server 
distribution. 
This debugger would be enabled by default on the installed kernel images, 
thereby not requiring a kernel reconfiguration and rebuild by customers to 
obtain this feature. 
SuSE has integrated SGI/IBM Linux Kernel Crash Dump (LKCD) facility in their 
SLES 8 release. See http://lkcd.sourceforge.net/. 
Mission Critical Linux also has a good post-mortem linux kernel crash dump 
facility in their mcore product. See http://oss.mclx.com/projects/mcore/.



Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
There currently is no post-mortem debugger capability within RH 2.1 AS.
    

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Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2003-02-25 22:08:52 UTC
what's wrong with netdump that we include ?


Comment 2 Suzanne Hillman 2005-06-21 19:58:01 UTC
Has been in NEEDINFO for years. Closing. 

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