Recovering from kernel hangs
tony at bakeyournoodle.com
Mon Jan 10 09:45:26 EST 2011
On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 04:46:19PM -0800, juugcatm at juug.net wrote:
> Is there any way to recover from a kernel hang with Yaboot? I've
> read about the printk messages being stored in RAM on some embedded
> devices and they can be accessed via the bootloader. Is there any
> technique for doing this? I'm trying to get KMS working on my TiBook
> G4, and all kernels >2.6.34 hang on boot with KMS enabled by
Not really, once the kernel is running yaboot is no longer resident in memory.
If it existed it would be possible to teach yaboot to read a persisent store
and boot a different kernel but that's really all I can think of.
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