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SubjectRe: sleep before boot panic
On Mon, 7 Jan 2008, Pavel Machek wrote:

> > Introduce config CONFIG_SOFTPANIC
> > Enabling this option changes a hard panic on boot errors to a
> > soft panic, which does not stop the system completely.
> > You can still scroll the screen and read the messages.
> >
> > Signed-Off-By: Bodo Eggert <>
> Looks good to me... but should this be configurable? IMO we should
> just do the right thing.

Having it configurable doesn't cost much, and the embedded folks without a
screen certainly don't need this code.
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