Firmware debugging patches?

Kalle Valo kvalo at
Thu Jun 5 23:51:52 PDT 2014

Ben Greear <greearb at> writes:

>> Why do you want to put the crash dump in kernel log, can you describe
>> your "use case" here? For me it would be enough to have a UUID for each
>> crash dump and then have the driver print that to kernel log:
>> ath10k: firmware crashed (uuid 1234567890-4321)
>> And then you just need to find the correct dump from the file system and
>> start debugging. Would that be enough for you?
> Not all systems will have fancy user-space able to deal with this.
> At the very least, please leave in the current firmware crash
> dump text.

I'm not removing anything. That was just an example how we can identify

Kalle Valo

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