Re: The stability crisis
Pauline Middelink (email@example.com)
Fri, 2 Jul 1999 20:00:42 +0200
On Fri, Jul 02, 1999 at 01:52:11PM +0200, Jes Sorensen wrote:
> >>>>> "Brian" == brian <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Brian> I would like my oops'ing systems to send the oops to another
> Brian> system via an ethernet interface. How about a UDP packet?
> Brian> Nice connectionless protocol. Compile the MAC/IP address into
> Brian> the kernel. Opps occurs, build the UDP packet with the measly
> Brian> 2K oops message in it and send.
> Before you can do this you need a hardware address for the receiver,
> this can of course be done by putting it statically into this special
> driver. Alternatively you need a fair amount of a network stack to run
> before you can first get the hw address via ARP, and then send out a
> message with the oops info. Now this requires a sorta functional
> Ethernet driver to get anywhere and often your interrupts are dead.
Broadcast the packet :)
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