Re: 3.0 wishlist Was: Overview of 2.2.x goals?

Dan Hollis (
Mon, 19 Jan 1998 13:12:07 -0800 (PST)

On Mon, 19 Jan 1998, Richard Guy Briggs wrote:
> > Thats all I can think of right now.. I'm sure there are many more things
> > that I would feel nessassary in a 3.0 release.. I'm sure others can add..
> How about a kernel panic core memory dump to disk for forensic research?

The current logic behind not doing this in linux is that since its
impossible to do it perfectly (e.g. 100% foolproof under all situations),
it shouldnt be done at all. (Still, BSD manages to do it).