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SubjectRe: writing OOPS/panic info to nvram?
On Wed, Sep 04, 2002 at 01:21:33PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Wed, 2002-09-04 at 12:50, Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk wrote:
> > hi
> >
> > I just read in the OS X.2 technote
> > (http://developer.apple.com/technotes/tn2002/tn2053.html#TN001016) that
> > they're writing the panic dump to nvram.
> >
> > Is it hard to implement this on Linux?
>
> Its been done years ago. However on a PC you basically have no free
> nvram so its not terribly useful there.

True - the 'normal' size on a PC is apparently something like 114 bytes ...
I guess we could use it for something useful ... but maybe not for
OOPSen/panics.

I didn`t realize we only had 114 bytes to work with.

== Morten

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mvh
Morten Helgesen
UNIX System Administrator & C Developer
Nextframe AS
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