Re: 3.0 wishlist
Wed, 21 Jan 1998 12:57:47 -0500

On Jan 20, 3:32pm, Dan Hollis wrote:
> > Going over the network might be safe, since you could disable
> > disk access first. Maybe use a separate network stack with a
> > really simple non-standard (not IP) protocal. It could use
> > Ethernet broadcast and forget any streaming features.
> Ooh. Many routers (Cisco, Morningstar, etc) have the option to do a
> crash dump via tftp. This has the advantage that its easily supported, and
> the protocol is very simple. Would this be a reasonable approach? E.g.
> dump /proc/kcore via tftp to a specified host.

IMHO this would definately be the way to do this. :)