[Ksummit-2012-discuss] [ATTEND] kernel core dump and "dying breath"

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed Jun 27 18:09:50 UTC 2012

On 06/27/2012 07:50 AM, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> There is another thing that crossed my mind.  Think what we do with the
> keyboard when we have one.  Totally predictable.  Hit page up, stare at
> it for 30s, hit page up again, etc.  Meaning, that if we instead skip
> the whole needing the input, and simulate it at panic, it could be a
> nice win for minimal cost.  Page up every 30s.  Hit the top?  Page
> down every 30s.  Repeat until power-off.  You could collect the whole
> panic message with a camera too, albeit in chunks.

Mmmm... timers.


H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel.  I don't speak on their behalf.

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