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Date:   Fri, 14 Oct 2022 10:41:06 -0700
From:   Kees Cook <>
Cc:     Kees Cook <>,,,,, Tony Luck <>,,,
Subject: Re: (subset) [PATCH V2 1/3] pstore: Alert on backend write error

On Thu, 13 Oct 2022 18:06:46 -0300, Guilherme G. Piccoli wrote:
> The pstore dump function doesn't alert at all on errors - despite
> pstore is usually a last resource and if it fails users won't be
> able to read the kernel log, this is not the case for server users
> with serial access, for example.
> So, let's at least attempt to inform such advanced users on the first
> backend writing error detected during the kmsg dump - this is also
> very useful for pstore debugging purposes.
> [...]

Applied to for-next/pstore, thanks!

[1/3] pstore: Alert on backend write error

Kees Cook

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