how to catch a kernel panic

Giancarlo del Rossi gdelrossi at
Thu Jun 14 15:59:18 UTC 2007

Enable the kernel messages into the syslog

edit the /etc/syslog.conf and enable the kern.*



Philip Walden ha scritto:
> I recently installed FC7 over my FC6. FC6 worked fine. With FC7 I 
> frequently get a frozen UI system hang. The only cure is a hard power 
> reset. This seems to happen mostly during or after extensive install 
> (yum) activity.
> Yesterday I just happen to have a terminal open where I had su'ed to 
> root. I saw a kernel panic message spew across the screen just before 
> the system hung. The listing was useless as the the UI was frozen and 
> all I saw was the "die" at the end.
> I have never seen or dealt with these panic before. Is there a way to 
> catch these things in a file in order to help sleuth out the problem?
> Philip

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