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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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