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SubjectRe: writing OOPS/panic info to nvram?
Hi!

> >>driver oopses... Maybe do something like:
> >>
> >>if there is enough space on disk && ..., use that else
> >>if there is a swap over nfs && ..., use that else
> >>if there is a tape drive attaced and a tape is present and it is
> >>writeable... else
> >>if there is nvram available use that
> >
> >You just killed any data you had on the tape... too bad.
> > Pavel
>
> Yes, so, or you just saved that oops that has been bugging you for
> months... (And yes I'm probably one of those rare people that has
> tapedrives attached that are not used for anything usefull).

If it was bugging you for months, then you'd have probably copied it
using paper and pencil already. cli(); while(1); at the end of oops
handler is not *that* hard to do.
Pavel
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