Re: [PATCH v1 1/6] Add oops notification chain.

From: Greg KH
Date: Mon Jan 24 2011 - 21:53:33 EST

On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 04:24:39PM -0800, Mike Waychison wrote:
> From: Aaron Durbin <adurbin@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Later firmware patches in this series would like to be able to be
> notified whenever an oops occurs on the system, so that it can be
> recorded in the boot log.
> This patch introduces a notifier_block called "oops_notifier_list"
> so that drivers can register to get called whenever an Oops is
> triggered.

But we already have a panic notifier list. Why create a new one?
What's wrong with the existing one that doesn't work properly for you?


greg k-h
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