[2/3] 2.6.22-rc2: known regressions v2

Linus Torvalds torvalds at linux-foundation.org
Fri May 25 13:21:24 EDT 2007

On Fri, 25 May 2007, Chuck Ebbert wrote:
> Windows can dump memory to the swap file on crash. Default is a "minidump"
> IIRC but you can set it to dump all memory (or none.)

And Linux can too.

And exactly as with Windows, nobody should ever use it. It's a *developer* 
thing. It's not a user debug facility. And even developers are not all 
that likely to use it.


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