Re: How about a /proc/patches ?

Rob Hagopian (
Thu, 26 Feb 1998 17:51:05 -0500 (EST)

> Second: I took a look at it, and decided the /proc/patches entry wasn't
> necessary, as the same info was available from dmesg anyway. However, the

For some people, especially with SCSI and RAID (md), the kernel buffer
isn't big enough by default and you can't capture all of the startup
messages. The patches could scroll by and you'd never catch them...
/proc/patches is a good idea.

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