I presume you're getting an Oops message?
You may want to set up a serial console (see /usr/src/linux/Documentation/serial-console.txt) so you can capture the oops message to a file, then run ksymoops on that file. (see /usr/src/linux/Documentation/oops-tracing.txt)
That should tell you something about where in the kernel it's panicking.
I haven't done this myself but you could laso grab the snap-shot dump and crash tools
from the MCLinux web site (see www.mclinux.com) and use those tools to obtain
and analyze a crash dump.
From: Conor_D_Wynne at Dell.com [mailto:Conor_D_Wynne at Dell.com]
Sent: Tuesday, December 03, 2002 10:23 AM
To: ilug at linux.ie
Subject: [ILUG] Capturing kernel panics...
This is probably one for the kernel list, but what tools should I use to
capture/examine a kernel panic. I am trying to figure out whether the tigon
driver is buggy or not.
Where would the panic file be?
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