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Date:   Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:27:57 -0500 (EST)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 0/4] sparc64: Jump to boot prom from console on panic

From: Vijay Kumar <>
Date: Wed, 1 Feb 2017 15:20:08 -0600

> On 2/1/2017 1:50 PM, David Miller wrote:
>> From: Vijay Kumar <>
>> Date: Wed,  1 Feb 2017 11:34:36 -0800
>>> Currently Stop-A (L1A) does not make the kernel switch to OBP on
>>> panic.
>> This is intentional, the kernel prints a message telling the user to
>> press break (L1-A) if they want to drop out of the kernel and we force
>> the break to be allowed by setting stop_a_enabled.
> The problem is that pressing BRK after panic does not drop to OK
> prompt (when
> stop_a_enabled is set).  So the kernel message to press Stop-A to
> return to boot
> prom is  misleading in this case.

Ok, I ended up applying this patch series, thanks.

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