On Sun, Jun 29, 2014 at 17:29:36 -0400,
Dave Jones <davej(a)redhat.com> wrote:
On Sun, Jun 29, 2014 at 08:34:49AM -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 28, 2014 at 13:37:44 -0500,
> Bruno Wolff III <bruno(a)wolff.to> wrote:
> >I have something particular I am testing now (probably a nouveau related
> >crash) that crashes for netconsole gets loaded (though I tried to add it
> >to the initramfs to get it loaded fairly early). I am not sure if it will
> >be early enough even if it is built in. I won't know until sometime
> >tomorrow. But if it does get loaded early enough to handle video card
> >related stuff, it seems like it be worth having built into debug kernels.
> The crash appears appears to be happening too early to send netconsole
> output even when netconsole is builtin to the kernel.
iirc, you also need to build-in your NIC driver for this to work this early
Thanks, I'll try doing that. It doesn't seem I have the right set of connectors
to make a serial connection between two of my computers and my current thought
had been to slow the connection down to 110 and take pictures of the screen
of an old terminal I can connect to.