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Bug 85120 - Request for kernel and user space post-mortem debugger in RH 2.1 AS
Summary: Request for kernel and user space post-mortem debugger in RH 2.1 AS
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 2.1
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jim Paradis
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-02-25 22:06 UTC by Heather Conway
Modified: 2013-08-06 01:01 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2005-06-21 19:58:01 UTC
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Description Heather Conway 2003-02-25 22:06:09 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows NT 5.0)

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 
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 
Mission Critical Linux also has a good post-mortem linux kernel crash dump 
facility in their mcore product. See

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

How reproducible:

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

Additional info:

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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