[coreboot] [ltp] Re: [Thinkpad] Free T60

Idwer Vollering linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Mon, 9 Jul 2012 22:29:49 +0200

2012/7/9 ron minnich <rminnich@gmail.com>:
> On Sat, Jul 7, 2012 at 6:24 PM, Idwer Vollering <vidwer@gmail.com> wrote:
>> netconsole won't - afaik - work because IP (UDP) isn't
>> functional/loaded at the time of the crash..
> hi, did not check this, but you did not used to need IP or any kind up
> for netconsole.
> ron

Maybe so, however the kernel documentation [1] says the NIC must be up first.

I've uploaded dmesg output from a successful boot and two photos; one
photo shows a freeze when booting debian stable (squeeze) with kernel
2.6.32-5-amd64, the other one shows the end of a segfault when booting
debian testing (wheezy) linux 3.2.0-3-amd64:

[1] http://www.kernel.org/doc/Documentation/networking/netconsole.txt