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

Dave Jones davej at redhat.com
Wed Jun 27 23:05:22 UTC 2012

On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 03:50:44PM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
 > On 06/27/2012 01:02 PM, Jiri Kosina wrote:
 > >
 > >Well, I believe this could be worked around somehow. Very long cpu_relax()
 > >loops emulating the delays, etc (yes, the actual length of those would
 > >probably have to be pre-calibrated during early bootup phase, but that's
 > >easy).
 > >
 > It is?  What power state are you in when you panic?  Do you even
 > know if you will stay in that power state?

why would you even care ? It doesn't have to be microsecond accurate,
and as long as you get a delay at least ballpark of what you asked for,
it would be good enough.


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