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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.5.59 morse code panics
    Hi!

    > > On Fri, 2003-01-31 at 13:22, Dave Jones wrote:
    > > > Or you could put down the crackpipe and run a serial console between
    > > > the two boxes. Or even netconsole would make more sense
    > > > (and be a lot more reliable).
    > >
    > > A lot of newer laptops do not have serial ports. While morse code may
    > > be a little silly the general purpose hook it needs to be done
    > > cleanly is considerably more useful
    >
    > And how many users and how many kernel hackers are able to decode
    > morse on the fly? Are you going to explain to users
    > "to debug this you'll need to learn morse" ?

    If it is message "could not mount ext2 on /dev/hda2" I guess I could
    catch enough of it to be usefull.

    > I admit I was the on who got this ball running by suggesting it "as an
    > exercise for the reader" in the original panic blink code, but
    > guys this was intended as a JOKE, not serious. Please get over it
    > and don't merge that silly code.

    Its not *that* silly. Simple extension of "blink leds on panic".

    Pavel
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