Re: Status of systemtap in Debian
Troy Heber <firstname.lastname@example.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 (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>