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Date:	Sat, 1 Nov 2008 14:43:06 -0400 (EDT)
From:	Steven Rostedt <>
To:	Peter Zijlstra <>
cc:	Ingo Molnar <>,
	linux-kernel <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ftrace: ftrace_dump_on_oops=[tracer]

On Sat, 1 Nov 2008, Peter Zijlstra wrote:

> seems useful to debug crashes that happen before I read userspace.

Hmm, I think it might be better to separate this from the dump_on_oops.
How about a ftrace_default_tracer parameter?

If one is defined, it is activated as soon as it is initialized. This way 
we decouple the dump_on_oops, which we may not always want, and a way to 
start tracers before the switch to user space.

-- Steve
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