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

From: Ahmed S. Darwish
Date: Wed Jan 26 2011 - 06:44:30 EST

On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 09:33:18AM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> On 01/25/2011 07:08 AM, Tejun Heo wrote:
> >> All in one, a very intriguing idea IMO, and the hardest bits
> >> (lowlevel x86 transition) is all implemented already.
> Lowlevel x86 transition is not at all the hardest part. It's
> detail-oriented but well defined (and, I might add, incompletely
> implemented -- 64 bits only, not using facilities we already have);

Making the transition code applicable to 32-bit CPUs will hopefully be
quite simple: it's mostly a subset of the posted parts.

Since I might use that transition code for a different purpose now, any
facilities not properly used beside the identity mappings?


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