Firmware debugging patches?

Ben Greear greearb at
Fri Jun 6 09:02:40 PDT 2014

On 06/05/2014 11:51 PM, Kalle Valo wrote:
> 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
> crashes.

Perhaps the time-stamp is good enough?  I don't see a need for
a uuid, but perhaps I am missing something?


Ben Greear <greearb at>
Candela Technologies Inc

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