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kern, arm: Dump dmesg on kernel panic/oops

Review Request #3486 - Created May 27, 2016 and submitted

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Andreas Sandberg
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Changeset 11501:26b8346413b8
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kern, arm: Dump dmesg on kernel panic/oops

Add helper functions to dump the guest kernel's dmesg buffer to a text
file in m5out. This functionality is split into two parts. First, a
dmesg dump function that can be used in other places:

void Linux::dumpDmesg(ThreadContext *, std::ostream &)

This function is used to implement two PCEvents: DmesgDumpEvent and
KernelPanic event. The only difference between the two is that the
latter produces a gem5 panic instead of a warning in addition to
dumping the kernel log.

Change-Id: I6d2af1d666ace57124089648ea906f6c787ac63c
Signed-off-by: Andreas Sandberg <andreas.sandberg@arm.com>
Reviewed-by: Nikos Nikoleris <nikos.nikoleris@arm.com>
Reviewed-by: Gabor Dozsa <gabor.dozsa@arm.com>

   
Review request changed
Updated (June 20, 2016, 6:40 a.m.)

Status: Closed (submitted)