[RFC Patch 5/6] slimdump: Capture slimdump for fatal MCE generated crashes

Andi Kleen andi at firstfloor.org
Thu May 26 14:58:38 EDT 2011

> If we are just extracting and saving MCE registers from vmcore, then
> reboot time does not increase. It increases only if user decides to
> extract and save extra data from vmcore.

Hmm I was thinking of user space usually saving the dump first
before analyzing it. But yes it could probably do some minimal
analysis first.

I guess most user spaces just won't change and will just continue
to DTWT though.


ak at linux.intel.com -- Speaking for myself only.

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