kernel crash monitoring

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Fri Jan 15 22:43:17 UTC 2010


On 01/15/2010 01:15 AM, Radu Dragomir wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> 
> I've been searching the web for a way to obtain kernel dumps on crashes 
> (kernel panic) and even though there are a few pieces of software that 
> popped frequently most of them i foud to be more RHEL oriented which i'm 
> not sure is exactly what i need.
> 
> Doing a "apt-cache search crash | grep kernel"  crash  seems to do the 
> job though i can't seem to be able to find a nice how-to about it.
> I am already using kerneloops but the info provided isn't enough to find 
> the real problem behind the crashes.
> 
> So the big question is:
> 
> On a server running ubuntu karmic that crashes almost every 2 days (if 
> not faster) what would be the best option to get a complete 
> monitoring/analyzing solution and where can i find a detailed how-to to 
> finally manage to find the problem (from the kernelooops output it seems 
> to be a Interrupt failure that causes the kernel panics but i can't find 
> the device causing it)?

This is probably the best place to start:
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingProcedures
if you haven't seen it already.





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