Re: [kernel panic @ reboot] 2.6.0-test10-mm1

From: Mike Fedyk
Date: Tue Dec 02 2003 - 19:32:29 EST

On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 04:03:03PM -0800, Randy.Dunlap wrote:
> On Thu, 27 Nov 2003 00:41:47 +0100 Vince <fuzzy77@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> | Mike Fedyk wrote:
> | > Interesting. It would be nice to have a boot option that halts the system
> | > after the first oops, instead of trying to continue.
> You mean like the "panic_on_oops" sysctl?? (implemented in i386 & ppc64)


> From Vince:
> | It worked, but I had -- as expected -- to write the oops by hand.
> | (user request to Randy: would it be possible to have an option in
> | kmsgdump to only write the first oops on floppy ???)
> Um, could you elaborate on why you would want that?
> kmsgdump assumes that the entire floppy belongs to it, so there
> should be plenty of room for multiple oopsen (although I don't
> know what it does on disk-full....).
> I plan to add support for > 32 KB log buf sizes, but that's all I have
> planned for now.

Wouldn't he only get the first oops on the diskette if he had the sysctl
mentioned above enabled?
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