Re: MSI nVidia NX7600GT-T2D256E
On Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 08:24:50AM +0100, Tim Day wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-08-28 at 02:17 +0000, Douglas A. Tutty wrote:
> > You mean that the system has totally hung and you can't ssh into it (its
> > not just the keyboard and display that's frozen)?
> Yes that's right. No ssh, no response to pings. System is completely
> unresponsive to anything but hard power down or reset button.
> > ...Remote-Serial-Console-HOWTO...
> Thanks that's exactly the info I was looking for. I have a serial cable
> somewhere (once networked an old 486 over it via PPP or SLIP or
> something 'cos I couldn't get hold of an ISA ethernet card). Will see
> if it yields any useful info next crash (although still no problems with
> the "nv" driver).
Something similar if you just want to caputure console messages: Use a
printer. I've never used a USB printer so I don't know if you can put
that on the kernel command line or if a usb printer will print
plain-text sent to it. However, a parallel printer will work.