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Date:      Mon, 11 Nov 1996 21:52:15 -0800 (PST)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        Nick Esborn <nick@grayphics.com>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Making kernel panics more noticable
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSI.3.94.961111215136.24357K-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.BSF.3.91.961108140302.584A-100000@capella.grayphics.com>

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On Fri, 8 Nov 1996, Nick Esborn wrote:

> I'm running a 2.1.5-RELEASE machine that crashed after running fine for a 
> long time.  I didn't notice that it had crashed until someone tried to 
> check their mail, as it didn't make any real noise.  Is there any way to 
> set FBSD up to start beeping like mad when it gets a kernel panic, so 
> that at least if someone is around, they are made aware of the machine's 
> distress and given a chance to write down the console messages?

The system should auto-restart unless the system really died.  In any case
I believe the pertinent info is logged before the system is rebooted.  I
could be wrong.

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major




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