How To Cause An Oops

Andy Whitcroft apw at canonical.com
Wed Jan 18 14:10:03 UTC 2012


On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 12:23:17PM -0500, Joseph Salisbury wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> Is there a way to generate or simulate an oops on purpose?  This
> would be helpful to perform testing while the kerneloops.org site is
> down.

I believe there is a sysrq code for oopsing, which you can do either
from the keyboard or /proc/something/something.

-apw



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