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SubjectRe: [PATCH] panic: Call console_verbose in panic
On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 08:59:59AM +1000, Anton Blanchard wrote:
> Most distros turn the console verbosity down and that means a backtrace after
> a panic never makes it to the console. I assume we haven't seen this because
> a panic is often preceeded by an oops which will have called console_verbose.
> There are however a lot of places we call panic directly, and they are
> broken.
> Use console_verbose like we do in the oops path to ensure a directly called
> panic will print a backtrace.
> Signed-off-by: Anton Blanchard <>

Looks good to me:
Acked-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>


greg k-h

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