lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2001]   [Apr]   [1]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
SubjectRe: bug database braindump from the kernel summit
Date
Manfred Spraul writes:
> [Larry McVoy]

>> There was a lot of discussion about possible tools
>> that would dig out the /proc/pci info
>
> I think the tools should not dig too much information out of the system.
> I remember some Microsoft (win98 beta?) bugtracking software that
> insisted on sending a several hundert kB long compressed blob with every
> bug report.
> IMHO it must be possible to file bugreports without the complete hw info
> if I know that the bug isn't hw related.

Yep. The two hardware-related items that usually matter:

Little-endian or broken-endian?
32-bit or 64-bit?

The CPU type is not necessary or sufficient, since one can often
run a 32-bit kernel on 64-bit hardware and at least MIPS has both
little-endian and broken-endian supported.
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:22    [W:0.110 / U:0.548 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site