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

Steven Rostedt rostedt at goodmis.org
Fri Jun 29 02:05:37 UTC 2012


On Wed, 2012-06-27 at 10:50 -0400, 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.
> 

I'm glad I decided to continue reading the thread before commenting,
because I was just about to suggest the exact same idea ;-)

-- Steve




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