Subject: /sys/scsi/sd.c's sddump()
To: None <>
From: Gordon W. Ross <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/05/1994 10:18:56
> Date: Mon, 05 Dec 1994 08:52:36 -0500
> From: Ken Hornstein <>

> >what are the current problems with sddump() that it's currently
> >"not implimented" ?  it's be nice to have some kernel core dumps..
> The only barrier to this as far as I can tell is that it's a bit hard to
> debug -- if you goof, your filesystem is toast :-).

It is not too hard to restrict writes to the dump device (which is
usually the swap device and should not hit any file systems...)

> I'm interested in getting this working ... anyone else want to work on it?

I've been thinking of it, but it's down the list a ways...