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SubjectRe: Query about kdump_msg hook into crash_kexec()
On Thu, Feb 03, 2011 at 05:08:01PM -0500, Seiji Aguchi wrote:
>Hi Eric,
>
>Thank you for your prompt reply.
>
>I would like to consider "Needs in enterprise area" and "Implementation of kmsg_dump()" separately.
>
>(1) Needs in enterprise area
> In case of kdump failure, we would like to store kernel buffer to NVRAM/flush memory
> for detecting root cause of kernel crash.
>
>(2) Implementation of kmsg_dump
> You suggest to review/test cording of kmsg_dump() more.
>
>What do you think about (1)?
>Is it acceptable for you?
>

For "in case of kdump fails", we can move
KMSG_DUMP_OOPS/KMSG_DUMP_PANIC before calling crash_kexec(),
so you can capture the log before kdump happens.



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