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    SubjectRe: [RFC][Patch] Adding kmsg_dump() to reboot/halt/poweroff/emergency_restart path
    On Mon, 18 Oct 2010 18:24:11 -0400
    Seiji Aguchi <> wrote:

    > Hi,
    > Final messages from reboot, halt and poweroff aren't output to disk because klogd/syslogd
    > has been killed and root file system has been turned read-only.
    > Final messages from emergency_restart aren't output to disk as well because system may
    > reboot before klogd/syslogd outputs messages to disk.
    > Therefore, it is better to put kmsg_dumper in reboot/halt/poweroff/emergency_restart path.
    > Any comments/advices are welcome.

    I don't get it.

    What actual problem are we solving here? Why is the current code
    inadequate? It would help to demonstrate some use-case and to explain
    how the situation improved with this patch.

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