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From: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de>
To: Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>,
	linux-kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [patch] i386: add option to show more code in oops reports
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2007 04:44:21 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200701290444.21861.ak@suse.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <45B943B7.8070500@redhat.com>

On Friday 26 January 2007 00:56, Chuck Ebbert wrote:

> Can't think of a way to word the justification, but I've wanted to see more
> code a few times.

Hmm, not sure I see the point. The Code line is just that you can
make sense of random mailing list oopses where you don't
have a vmlinux. But as long as you don't make the option
the default you would need to ask people to set it for you -- and when you
ask you could always as well ask about the vmlinux and get
as much code as you ever wanted.

So unless it's default it's likely useless and I don't think
it is a good idea to make it default because oops screen estate
is so precious.

-Andi


  reply	other threads:[~2007-01-29  8:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-24 20:22 Chuck Ebbert
2007-01-25 22:55 ` Andrew Morton
2007-01-25 23:56   ` Chuck Ebbert
2007-01-29  3:44     ` Andi Kleen [this message]
2007-01-29 15:40       ` Chuck Ebbert
2007-01-29 18:03         ` Andi Kleen
2007-01-29 20:11 Chuck Ebbert

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