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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 <airlied@gmail.com> wrote:

    > From: Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@virtuousgeek.org>
    >
    > 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 <airlied@redhat.com>
    > ---

    Yeah this looks a little nicer, thanks.

    Signed-off-by: Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@virtuousgeek.org>

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    Jesse Barnes, Intel Open Source Technology Center


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