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Useful Debug Commands for Troubleshooting LSL.

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Paul Thompson
Novell, Inc.

01 Jul 2001

The following are little-known commands are very useful in troubleshooting LSL (Link Support Layer) problems. They are executed from the server's internal debugger and are executed at the server console prompt.

To list all known protocol stacks on the server, at the server console prompt, type:


To list all protocols registered to media types, type:


To list all protocols registered to a specific media ID, type:

\m <media id #>

To list all logical boards, type:


To list the bound protocols for a specific logical board, type:

\b <board #>

To list ECB (receive buffer) information, type:


To list ECB at a specific address (get that value using "/u" for each ECB), type:

\e <address #>

To list ECBs (receive buffers) in use outside LSL, type:


* Originally published in Novell AppNotes


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