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SubjectRe: The stability crisis
I got another place where we might be able to stick a little bit of data,
maybe in the CMOS. Doing something similiar to what the nvram driver
does. So we'd be able to stuff all of 50bytes into the cmos. Now the
question is...can we fit anything usable in there???

Aaron

On Thu, 1 Jul 1999, Pavel Machek wrote:

> Hi!
>
> > having a nice integrated kernel debugger like SGI's kdb would be great
> > to resolve problems like these. the patch to dump an oops to a floppy is
> > also good, but would it be possible to dump it to a file or a small
> > partition on an internal disk instead? Linus, including a feature like
> > that would make it a whole lot easier to get high quality oops reports to
> > developers.
>
> No. Dumping to on-disk partition is _very_ risky, because it is easy
> to miss the right partition. Floppy is much safer because it is much
> harder to hit harddisk this way.
> Pavel
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