[PATCH v3 0/3] Add command to display or save Linux PStore dumps
trini at konsulko.com
Mon Mar 23 16:46:19 CET 2020
On Mon, Mar 23, 2020 at 09:37:12AM -0600, Simon Glass wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Mar 2020 at 05:30, Wolfgang Denk <wd at denx.de> wrote:
> > Dear Frédéric,
> > In message <9b0b5776-cb47-dfb2-ab77-36c89dc64359 at collabora.com> you wrote:
> > >
> > > But, when debugging kernel crashes occurring either early in boot or
> > > hard crashes later, it can be helpful to be able to retrieve logs using
> > > the U-Boot session.
> > Full agreement, and we had such a feature working and in mainline
> > already 17+ years ago.
> > It's sad that people rather reinvent the wheel instead of using
> > existing functionality (or reviving it, if it has been broken over
> > time).
> Let's make sure there are tests added to this new feature (which looks
> extremely useful to me), so it stays working.
I'll just chime in to say that I have now reached the point in my career
where I've both been told "you're re-inventing the wheel (again)" and
now seen the wheel be re-re...-re-invented.
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