[PATCH 0/2][concept RFC] x86: BIOS-save kernel log to disk upon panic

Ahmed S. Darwish darwish.07 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 26 20:09:38 EST 2011

On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 03:07:44PM -0800, Luck, Tony wrote:
> >- The latest approach (proposed by Linus) is to forget the disk: jump to
> >  real-mode, but display the kernel log in a fancy format (with scroll
> >  ups and downs) instead.
> A while ago (first Plumbers conference?) someone was talking about
> using a 2-d barcode to display the tail of the kernel log & oops
> register data - with the plan that you could capture the image with
> a cell phone camera, and then get all the oops data without worrying
> about transcription errors as you wrote down & re-typed all the hex.

Yes, I added a link to the video of this presentation in PATCH #0/2.


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