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    SubjectRe: [linux-usb-devel] Re: [BK PATCH] USB changes for 2.5.34
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    On Tue, 2002-09-10 at 20:27, Rik van Riel wrote:
    > On Tue, 10 Sep 2002, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    >
    > > So I claim a BUG() that locks up the machine is useless. If the user
    > > can't just run ksymoops and email out the BUG message, that BUG() is
    > > _not_ fine on SMP.
    >
    > Agreed. Along those same lines, it would be nice if the kernel
    > could spit out symbolic names so the user can't screw up the
    > backtrace and we've got a better chance of extracting a useful
    > bug report from our users ;)

    There is a patch for this. However its fairly useless since all the
    users are in X11 and while -ac will give you morse as well thats not
    terribly friendly.

    There are some real mode patches that try and get you back into a sane
    video mode and dump you into a saner environment.

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