[PATCH] [WATCHDOG] Fix kdump when using hpwdt

Bernhard Walle bwalle at suse.de
Mon Oct 27 17:52:33 EDT 2008

Hi Wim,

* Wim Van Sebroeck [2008-10-27 20:30]:

> > -module_param(allow_kdump, int, 0);
> > +module_param(allow_kdump, int, 1);
> >  MODULE_PARM_DESC(allow_kdump, "Start a kernel dump after NMI occurs");
> the syntax is: #define module_param(name, type, perm)
> perm sets the visibility in sysfs: 000 means it's not there,
> read bits mean it's readable, write bits mean it's writable.
> perm is not the default value for the integer but a file permission attribute.

Yeah, thanks for spotting that. I was a bit in hurry while creating the
patch ...

I'll come up with an updated patch with the suggestions from Vivek.
Probably tomorrow.

Bernhard Walle, SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, Architecture Development

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