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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] console: allow a panic to be triggered from the

To: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] console: allow a panic to be triggered from the xen console
From: Horms <horms@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2006 09:48:25 +0900
Cc: Magnus Damm <magnus@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Mon, Jul 10, 2006 at 05:50:46PM +0100, Keir Fraser wrote:
> On 7 Jul 2006, at 02:09, Horms wrote:
> >this is a resend of this patch, which I believe is a simple but
> >useful feature. I have used it extensively to test the kdump
> >patches which I have been developing with my colleague Magnus Damm.
> >It is probably useful for other purposes too, and is analogous
> >to the trigger crashdump feature of Linux's sysrq.
> On Linux the sysrq only does anything if kexec is in use and a crash 
> image has been provided (crash_kexec). Perhaps you should do the same 
> and make this part of the Xen portion of your kexec patches?

Sure, I can do that. Though a general panic button seemed more
useful to me at the time.

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