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Re: automatic stacktrace on panic, was: Re: Boot fail as kvm guest

On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 08:05:23PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 12:09:02PM -0600, David Young wrote:
> > > that's not enough: you still miss the panic message.
> > 
> > That's a good point, however, can't we print the panic message again, or
> > else postpone printing it?
> if things go wrong when printing the stack trace, you also loose
> the panic message. that's the worse possible senario.

Why should anything go wrong when printing the stack trace?  I realize
that, in practice, things *do* go wrong, but aren't these defects in our
stack trace code?


David Young    Urbana, IL    (217) 721-9981

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