Query And Reports Pages
this entire section is obsolete as of 20140609.
GNATS Problem Report query webpage
GNATS Problem Report Submission webpage
PRs in the feedback state which have not been modified in 2 months. That one is static and generated once a day for now.
PRs recommended for committer evaluation by the bugbusting team. That one is static and generated once a day for now.
PRs indexed by manpage. That one is static and generated once a day for now.
PRs indexed by tag. That one is static and generated once a day for now.
PRs which may have already been committed. That one is static and generated once a day for now.
PRs with patches. That one is static and generated once a day for now.
Well-Known PRs as determined by the bugbusting team. That one is static and generated once a day for now. (This one is new and includes commentary and analysis.)
Problem Report Handling Guidelines (for FreeBSD contributors with access to the PR database)
Kernel Bug Report Triaging Guide (preliminary)
- How to deal with PRs that have been flagged as having patches in them.
ACPI Debugging Guide in the Developer's Handbook. This is a good place to start if you are having problems with identifying hardware. (For instance, for many irq routing, hanging, device not accessible, panics, etc., you might want to see if disabling acpi fixes the problem in question. There are a large number of bad BIOS implementations out there; we put in hacks to work around as many as we can, but more are always needed.)
Information about Debugging with gdb on FreeBSD
Greg Lehey's debugging tutorial. This may not be as up-to-date as some of the above.
The freebsd-bugbusters mailing list (for general discussion about bugbusting). Periodic postings include:
- #freebsd-bugbusters IRC channel on EFNet
Other Wiki Resources
Information about Bugathons
Commonly Reported Issues formerly maintained by Jeremy Chadwick
A list of committers willing to have PRs assigned to them. (This is in addition to the auto-assigns to mailing lists, and for ports)
The State of Bugbusting talks about the state of bugbusting on FreeBSD, and discusses ideas for how we can improve.
FreeBSD Bugbusting: Where We Are, Where We Ought To Be. This is MarkLinimon's presentation at BSDCan 2008, and includes some new analysis and ideas in addition to the above.
The bugmeister team, bugmeister@FreeBSD.org (responsible for the maintenance of the database and associated code)