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

From: Keith Owens <kaos_at_ocs.com.au>
Date: 2005-03-15 10:06:22
On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 11:51:36 -0700, 
alext@fc.hp.com (Alex Tsariounov) wrote:
>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?

Shift-PgUp requires working interrupts.  Not always available when the
kernel is having problems.

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