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SubjectRE: [RFC][PATCH 2/2] write callback: Check if existing entry is erasable
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>>     - In case where an existing entry is oops/shutdown/halt/poweroff
>> - It is erasable if an error ,panic, emergency or oops, happen in new event.
>> - Oops is erasable because system may still be running and its message may be saved
>> into /var/log/messages.
>
> Then why save it to begin with?

It would be useful in the case where an OOPS is followed quickly by a system hang.

-Tony



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