Re: [RFC] Enhanced show_stack output to add backing store regs

From: Alex Tsariounov <alext_at_fc.hp.com>
Date: 2005-03-15 05:51:36
On Fri, Mar 11, 2005 at 01:00:08PM -0800, Luck, Tony wrote:
> >Is this generally interesting?  I'm wondering if it isn't currently
> >done because of some issue with oops message size, or excessive
> >printk's causing problems elsewhere?
> 
> On a VGA console the "iip" is _sometimes_ still visible on the screen
> after an oops (and if your users can only be trained to copy down one
> number from an oops, this is the most useful one to have). Adding these
> extra lines would guarantee that iip always scrolls off the top.

Doesn't hitting Shift-PgUp bring the scrolled-off portions back
into view on a VGA console, or does that key not always work?

Regards,
Alex
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