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    SubjectRe: Kernelmessage to usbstick?
    Oliver Neukum wrote:
    > Am Saturday 10 January 2009 23:53:15 schrieb Andi Kleen:
    >> Hans de Bruin <> writes:
    >>> Would it be possible to send kernel messages to an usbstick? On
    >>> poweroff my laptop displays a kernel trace and a final message:
    >>> poweroff[3114] exited with preempt_count 2
    >>> /etc/rc.d/rc.0: line 265: 3114 Segementation fault /sbin/poweroff.
    >>> I don't have a serial cable within reach, but plenty of usbsticks.
    >> There's a mtdoops.c indeed, but it currently only works on
    >> MTD controlled flash devices, not usb sticks.
    >> However usb sticks would need the USB subsystem to be running and it's
    >> unlikely that will be the case really late in poweroff. So it might
    >> not help.
    > USB in turn needs PCI, interrupts and DMA.

    I just found out even a serial cable would not help, since the only comm
    device in my laptop ends in a build in modem. Since there is no parallel
    printer port either I will have to use pen and paper. In the mean time,
    rc1 broke my keyboard.


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