Subject: Re: kernel panic messages
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/03/2003 16:25:38
On Sat, 3 May 2003, Martin Husemann wrote:

> On Sun, May 04, 2003 at 01:45:10AM +1000, matthew green wrote:
> > i've been rather annoyed by a panic message not being unique
> > in the past.  a simple additional number for strings for now
> > would not be a step backwards...
> how about changing the panic signature to include __FILE__ and __LINE__ just
> before the const char * fmt?

Doubles or tripples the number of strings. If all we need to do is add a
number to the existing string, let's just do that.

Take care,