Re: [RFC] firmware coredump: add new firmware coredump class

From: Johannes Berg
Date: Wed Sep 03 2014 - 15:00:52 EST

On Wed, 2014-09-03 at 09:38 -0500, Seth Forshee wrote:

> Overall I think this looks pretty sensible. The thing that worries me
> though is firmware which might crash repeatedly in a short period of
> time, resulting in a proliferation of coredumps and eating up all
> available RAM. How about a limit of one active coredump per device or
> something similar?

Oh, right, I completely forgot about that. Not sure what context I can
iterate the class device list, but worst case I have to add another

We likely want to store the first dump then, I suppose?


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