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SubjectRe: [patch] netconsole-2.4.10-C2
Andreas Dilger wrote:
> On Sep 30, 2001 13:25 -0700, Randy.Dunlap wrote:
> > I'm interested in using netconsole early (during boot).
> > Any problems doing that, other than getting module parameters
> > to it? I can fix that part.
> I was thinking about this as well. It should be relatively easy to allow
> a line line "console=eth0,XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX,a.b.c.d" or similar. The only
> slight problem might be in configuring the interface early enough in the
> boot process. AFAIK (which isn't much in this area) the serial console
> has special "console" code which allows it to be used very early in the
> boot process.
> You would obviously need to have the network driver compiled into the kernel
> and not a module. Maybe Ingo can hack something where it is possible
> to initialize the network code very early in the boot process?

Well, I have netconsole-in-kernel (+ AD patches + RD patches)
built and parsing parameters, but not getting active nearly
soon enough.
I'll continue to work on that...hints appreciated/accepted.

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