[CentOS] I do not love thee, kernel-3.10.0-693.2.2.el7.x86_64

Wed Oct 11 21:30:38 UTC 2017
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

J Martin Rushton wrote:
> On 11/10/17 19:28, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> I've been having a lot of issues with video, for example. However, this
>> one... I have a user with a Dell R730. I install kernel and kernel
>> devel, and the rest of the full update, and rebooted.
>> Nope. 100% kernel panic, right around the time it switches root. I even
>> rebuilt the initramfs, nope.
>> And speaking of kernel panics, has *anyone* ever considered that all the
>> data dumped to the console during one results in NOT BEING ABLE TO READ
>> ANYTHING BUT THE LAST 24 or less, mostly less, lines?
>>       mark, frustrated, removed that kernel
> Ah, the good old days of running a VAXcluster with hardcopy consoles.
Smartass. I never had that.... But, really, what's the point of dumping
many, many lines of data... when it cannot be read? Why not assume that
it's going to happen on a normal terminal, and dump no more than 25
80-char lines? So the admin might maybe possibly have a clue as to what
caused it?