Re: Sudden death syndrome ...

fuZZy (
Mon, 23 Oct 1995 13:34:52 -0400 (EDT)

> By the way, given that so many people are reporting Linux "blackouts", which
> cannot be traced because they were running X or such, I'd suggest to raise
> the priority of inclusion of serial console support into the mainstream
> kernel. This way, you can connect a dumb terminal, a second PC, a serial
> printer, whatever to your PC and you'll get very nice printk logs even if
> the text console is inaccessible and remains inaccessible after the crash.

erm, what are you refering to? you can already plug a dumb
terminal into serial and use it on a base linux kernel. no exotic
hardware/software needed. (personally I've got syslog *.* running
across my dumb terminal)


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