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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH v2 2/3] Hold multiple logs
On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 08:54:59PM +0000, Luck, Tony wrote:

> Now we panic. Pstore asks EFI "Do you have any space?" EFI replies "No". Pstore can't even overwrite
> one of the old OOPs records ... because it thinks they have all been erased. So we lose the panic
> log.

I think we inevitably lose in that scenario. I'd need to verify, but my
recollection is that overwriting existing variables may be equivalent to
a delete/create cycle.

Matthew Garrett |

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