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SubjectRe: [PATCHSET] printk, netconsole: implement reliable netconsole
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From: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:28:26 -0400

> On Sat, Apr 18, 2015 at 12:35:06AM +0900, Tetsuo Handa wrote:
>> If the sender side can wait for retransmission, why can't we use
>> userspace programs (e.g. rsyslogd)?
>
> Because the system may be oopsing, ooming or threshing excessively
> rendering the userland inoperable and that's exactly when we want
> those log messages to be transmitted out of the system.

If userland cannot run properly, it is almost certain that neither will
your complex reliability layer logic.

I tend to agree with Tetsuo, that in-kernel netconsole should remain
as simple as possible and once it starts to have any smarts and less
trivial logic the job belongs in userspace.


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