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    SubjectRe: [Patch 1/4][kernel][slimdump] Add new elf-note of type NT_NOCOREDUMP to capture slimdump
    On Wed, Oct 05, 2011 at 12:00:38PM -0400, Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:
    > On Wed, 05 Oct 2011 11:52:17 EDT, Vivek Goyal said:
    >
    > > I am assuming that basic MCE error messages are available in kernel log.
    >
    > They're not in the kernel log if it's an MCE that causes the kernel to declare
    > a panic. There's some MCE's that you can retry the operation and continue, and
    > some that you can get away with poisoning a page, killing the process, and rest
    > of the system is OK. But some you really need to roll over and die because you
    > can't guarantee kernel integrity anymore.
    >
    > And at that point, those messages are never gonna make it to syslogd and onto
    > disk.

    Actually I meant that these messages should have made into kernel log
    buffer and not on disk. And user space has capability to just extract
    kernel log buffer by looking at /proc/vmcore.

    Thanks
    Vivek


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