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

Michael Schmitz (
Tue, 20 Jan 1998 18:19:27 -0800

At 5:38 PM +0000 1/20/98, Philip Blundell wrote:
>>A solution for this is called serial console with some logging facility on
>>the other end.
>It would be a neat trick for someone to implement to have kernel messages
>optionally copied to the parallel port. Then, with the aid of one of the old
>dot-matrix printers that everybody has lying in their cupboards, you have an
>instant record of any oopses.

Another feature implemented in m68k. Should be in arch/m68k/atari/debug.c. But
I think it's not used much; people prefer to capture oopses over the serial
console (or serial debug) line.