extreme RTAS printks

linas at austin.ibm.com linas at austin.ibm.com
Thu Feb 12 04:34:23 EST 2004

On Tue, Feb 10, 2004 at 05:28:24PM -0600, David Boutcher wrote:
> owner-linuxppc64-dev at lists.linuxppc.org wrote on 02/10/2004 04:30:50 PM:
> > The userspace RAS tools look at the /proc file; there's no harm from
> > that perspective in either of the above solutions.  I'm all for doing
> > either, but the latter (KERN_INFO or KERN_DEBUG) sounds like a
> > particularly good compromise to me...  that way the messages are still
> > there in case of emergency.
> So we are going to document the format of the hex dump so that it is useful
> to people?  If not, I'm back to wondering exactly WHO the large kernel
> messages are useful for.

The format is documented in the RPA.  I heard a rumour last summer that
there was a move afoot to make the rpa open to the general public but
I don't know whether that panned out.


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