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SubjectRe: [PATCH] vt/console: try harder to print output when panicing
On Wed, 23 Jun 2010 13:12:59 +1000
Dave Airlie <> wrote:

> From: Jesse Barnes <>
> Jesse's initial patch commit said:
> "At panic time (i.e. when oops_in_progress is set) we should try a bit
> harder to update the screen and make sure output gets to the VT, since
> some drivers are capable of flipping back to it.
> So make sure we try to unblank and update the display if called from a
> panic context."
> I've enhanced this to add a flag to the vc that console layer can set
> to indicate they want this behaviour to occur. This also adds support
> to fbcon for that flag and adds an fb flag for drivers to indicate
> they want to use the support. It enables this for KMS drivers.
> Signed-off-by: Dave Airlie <>
> ---

Yeah this looks a little nicer, thanks.

Signed-off-by: Jesse Barnes <>

Jesse Barnes, Intel Open Source Technology Center

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