[PATCH net-next v4 1/3] vmcore: add API to collect hardware dump in second kernel

Greg KH gregkh at linuxfoundation.org
Thu Apr 19 01:24:56 PDT 2018

On Tue, Apr 17, 2018 at 01:14:17PM +0530, Rahul Lakkireddy wrote:
> +	bool "Device Hardware/Firmware Log Collection"
> +	depends on PROC_VMCORE
> +	default y

Only things that require the machine to keep working should be 'default
y', please remove this, it's an option.

> +	help
> +	  Device drivers can collect the device specific snapshot of
> +	  their hardware or firmware before they are initialized in
> +	  crash recovery kernel. If you say Y here, the device dumps
> +	  will be added as ELF notes to /proc/vmcore

Which exact "device drivers" are you referring to here?


greg k-h

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