Re: printk, klogd

Tor Arntsen (
Thu, 29 Jun 1995 12:48:48 +0200

>> The problem with all these issues is that when the kernel is pooping
>> out from underneath you there is probably no REALLY good place to
>> dump output.
>Stop the interrupts and write directly to video memory, all printer
>ports, all serial ports, and the first sector in the floppy drive.
>You can then send the oops message (not all the numbers) out the PC
>speaker via morse code. If you can return to real mode or CRC check
>the disk drivers, write to the diagnostic cylinder of the hard drive.

I don't need the rest but I like the morse code idea! :-)

Tor (LA1RHA)