FreeBSD kernel crashes, what to do

Paraphrased from a recent discussion, saving this off in case it is useful to myself or anyone else looking.

If the FreeBSD kernel crashes pretty reliably, ie if you boot with hardware it doesn’t like, you can try and catch the function pointer address where the panic happens. From there, you can cross reference it back to what function in the kernel it is, using these ideas, in order from worst to best:

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