Re: [PATCH 1/2] panic: panic=-1 for immediate reboot

From: Olaf Hering
Date: Wed Jun 22 2011 - 05:39:14 EST

On Mon, Jun 20, Mandeep Singh Baines wrote:

> From: Hugh Dickins <hughd@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> When kernel BUG or oops occurs, ChromeOS intends to panic and immediately
> reboot, with stacktrace and other messages preserved in RAM across reboot.
> But the longer we delay, the more likely the user is to poweroff and lose
> the info.

I have no strong opinion here, but:

Is delaying one second (instead of say 180 like on powerpc) such a big
deal if the system is dead anyway?

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