Re: [PATCH 0/2][concept RFC] x86: BIOS-save kernel log to disk uponpanic

From: Jeff Garzik
Date: Tue Jan 25 2011 - 19:26:27 EST

On 01/25/2011 05:58 PM, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
"Not perfect" is really not good enough. You're writing to the disk, so
it *has* to be perfect. That means dealing with having shared IDE/AHCI
device and doing the right thing, and the possibility that the kernel
has interrupts enabled, yadda yadda.

In the end you end up with something that looks, again, like kexec/kdump.

Oh, quite agreed. It wasn't an endorsement, just a reference :)


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