Subject: Re: /sys/scsi/sd.c's sddump()
To: Gordon Ross <>
From: Rolf Grossmann <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/06/1994 01:17:00

on Mon, 5 Dec 1994 23:24:57 +0100 Gordon W. Ross wrote 
concerning "/sys/scsi/sd.c's sddump() " something like this:

> Do any other ports needs machine-specific stuff written out when
> doing a kernel crash dump?

Uhm ... wouldn't it be interesting for every port to write out the
processor registers, especially the program counter, so you know where
your kernel has crashed? I admit I haven't looked at any sources (yet ;-)), 
but I wonder how device independent code could do that ;)

Bye, Rolf