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Re: Status of systemtap in Debian

Troy Heber <troyh@debian.org> writes:
> On 02/16/10 13:54, dann frazier wrote:

>> The kernel team discussed this at our face to face meeting (due to
>> some prompting from the 'crash' maintainer). 

> I didn't see this explicitly mentioned in the rest of the discussion,
> but debug kernel images are useful for more than just systemtap. It
> would make it much easier for our users to enable kdump in order to
> get kernel crash dumps. It would also let users run the crash debugger
> on the live system.

Yes, it would be helpful for debugging OpenAFS problems at times (although
that by itself isn't enough reason to enable them).

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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