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From: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
To: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>
Cc: "Guilherme G. Piccoli" <gpiccoli@canonical.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-doc@vger.kernel.org,
	mcgrof@kernel.org, keescook@chromium.org, yzaikin@google.com,
	tglx@linutronix.de, kernel@gpiccoli.net
Subject: Re: [PATCH] panic: Add sysctl/cmdline to dump all CPUs backtraces on oops event
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 18:26:47 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200310182647.59f6ea73aad3aca619065f1e@linux-foundation.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <93f20e59-41b1-48ad-b0eb-e670b18994d5@infradead.org>

On Tue, 10 Mar 2020 13:59:15 -0700 Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org> wrote:

> > +oops_all_cpu_backtrace:
> > +================
> > +
> > +Determines if kernel should NMI all CPUs to dump their backtraces when
> 
> I would much prefer that to be written without using NMI as a verb.

"Non maskably interrupt" ;)

I think it's OK.  Concise and the meaning is clear.


Why do we need the kernel boot parameter?  Isn't
/proc/sys/kernel/oops_all_cpu_backtrace sufficient?


  reply	other threads:[~2020-03-11  1:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-03-10 16:37 Guilherme G. Piccoli
2020-03-10 20:59 ` Randy Dunlap
2020-03-11  1:26   ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2020-03-11 12:46     ` Guilherme G. Piccoli
2020-03-14 14:28   ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-14 21:18     ` Randy Dunlap
2020-03-16 13:51       ` Guilherme G. Piccoli

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