Re: [PATCH v3 0/4] sparc64: Jump to boot prom from console on panic

From: David Miller
Date: Thu Feb 23 2017 - 11:37:37 EST

From: Vijay Kumar <>
Date: Wed, 1 Feb 2017 15:20:08 -0600

> On 2/1/2017 1:50 PM, David Miller wrote:
>> From: Vijay Kumar <>
>> Date: Wed, 1 Feb 2017 11:34:36 -0800
>>> Currently Stop-A (L1A) does not make the kernel switch to OBP on
>>> panic.
>> This is intentional, the kernel prints a message telling the user to
>> press break (L1-A) if they want to drop out of the kernel and we force
>> the break to be allowed by setting stop_a_enabled.
> The problem is that pressing BRK after panic does not drop to OK
> prompt (when
> stop_a_enabled is set). So the kernel message to press Stop-A to
> return to boot
> prom is misleading in this case.

Ok, I ended up applying this patch series, thanks.