>> Thanks, I'll look into that tonight.
>> Unsure how netdump works, but when box dies/halts, it seems pretty bad
>> so won't be able to log to the other box ?
>> Yes sometimes this is the case, especially if its a network related issue.
> Othertimes when no panic is logged (disk subsystem issue) netdump is
>> But if neither are being logged, then you can use serial console
>> Here is an example config:
>http://www1.us.dell.com/content/topics/global.aspx/power/en/ps1q03_stanton?c=us&cs=555&l=en&s=biz>> Happy Chrimbo
Thanks, I'll take look at that
> p.s.: I dont believe there is an onboard NIC on that box. Is there?
> So if not you added one, what is is ?????
3Com PCI 3c905C
> Its not a broadcom by any chance? tg3 driver?
> If so, then I know the solution :)
Jul 9 02:38:34 netsoc ngircd: Server "irc.csn.ul.ie" registered
(via irc.netsoc.tcd.ie, connected to prodigy.redbrick.dcu.ie, 3 hops).
Jul 9 15:31:38 netsoc syslogd 1.4.1: restart.
Jul 9 15:31:38 netsoc syslog: syslogd startup succeeded
Thats small extract from messages ... nothing happened between 0238 &
crash, and first thing after crash was syslogd heh.
dmesg shows nothing interesting - yet again.
Sorry for lack of information earlier, no SSH from work, so can only work
Thanks for suggestion there Conor, I'll look into that site & software you
specified, hopefully help in some way,
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