Re: Issue on netconsole vs. Linux kernel oops

From: Bill Rugolsky Jr.
Date: Fri Dec 17 2004 - 12:06:15 EST

On Fri, Dec 17, 2004 at 08:44:19AM -0800, Matt Mackall wrote:
> Netconsole builds very simple IPv4 packets by hand without the use of
> the rest of the IP stack. This is how it continues to work when the
> system is crashing. So it will never be able to build IPSEC packets.
> Nor is it likely to do IPv6 any time soon.

A useful (and perhaps relatively painless?) addition to netconsole would
be VLAN support. This is somewhere near the middle of my TODO list.


Bill Rugolsky
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