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Re: 2.6.21: ext3 related crash



On May 26, 2007  10:06 -0400, Theodore Tso wrote:
> On Sat, May 26, 2007 at 01:26:31PM +0200, Ralf Hildebrandt wrote:
> > > Yes, shit happens. I was not able to scroll to the top of the screen :(
> > > That sort-of sucks.
> > 
> > How can I (for the future) circumvent this "I cannot scroll back" thing?
> 
> With a bad enough crash, you really the system is going to not be able
> to scroll back.  Some ways of dealing with this are:
> 
> #1.  Use a serial console, and connect it to a logging server.  This
>       is probably the best solution, and has a number of benefits.  It
>       can be somewhat costly, however.

Also netconsole can do this over the network.

Cheers, Andreas
--
Andreas Dilger
Principal Software Engineer
Cluster File Systems, Inc.


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