Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 80683
Complete system lockup/hang
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:49:22 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.78 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.8-26mdk i686)
Description of problem:
The system locked-up and was completely unresponsive to
Attemps to telnet in received only
Connected to <hostname>.
Escape character is '^]'.
Kernel is 2.4.18-10smp
I had to actually press the reset button to reboot it.
Is there a startup script or other procedure I can follow
to have the newly rebooted system save the previous kernel's
Alternatively, is there are keystroke sequence to generate a
panic/crash dump so the "hung" kernel's state can be analyzed?
Any documentation on diagnosing a hung system like this would
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