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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2013-02-21 09:38:18 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2013-02-21 09:38:18 -0800
commit024e4ec1856d57bb78c06ec903d29dcf716f5f47 (patch)
tree72c89ea735f2aad2f63f64444ec056d7da8e06ff /Documentation/ABI
parent850cb82b754c931c570c9cb7f10c9f2181bac617 (diff)
parentfb0af3f2b1b613e5ea75426d454c7e5b1d1eef49 (diff)
Merge tag 'please-pull-pstore' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/aegl/linux
Pull pstore patches from Tony Luck: "A few fixes to reduce places where pstore might hang a system in the crash path. Plus a new mountpoint (/sys/fs/pstore ... makes more sense then /dev/pstore)." Fix up trivial conflict in drivers/firmware/efivars.c * tag 'please-pull-pstore' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/aegl/linux: pstore: Create a convenient mount point for pstore efi_pstore: Introducing workqueue updating sysfs efivars: Disable external interrupt while holding efivars->lock efi_pstore: Avoid deadlock in non-blocking paths pstore: Avoid deadlock in panic and emergency-restart path
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/ABI')
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/ABI/testing/pstore b/Documentation/ABI/testing/pstore
index ff1df4e3b05..5fca9f5e10a 100644
--- a/Documentation/ABI/testing/pstore
+++ b/Documentation/ABI/testing/pstore
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-Where: /dev/pstore/...
+Where: /sys/fs/pstore/... (or /dev/pstore/...)
Date: March 2011
Kernel Version: 2.6.39
Contact: tony.luck@intel.com
@@ -11,9 +11,9 @@ Description: Generic interface to platform dependent persistent storage.
of the console log is captured, but other interesting
data can also be saved.
- # mount -t pstore -o kmsg_bytes=8000 - /dev/pstore
+ # mount -t pstore -o kmsg_bytes=8000 - /sys/fs/pstore
- $ ls -l /dev/pstore
+ $ ls -l /sys/fs/pstore/
total 0
-r--r--r-- 1 root root 7896 Nov 30 15:38 dmesg-erst-1
@@ -27,9 +27,9 @@ Description: Generic interface to platform dependent persistent storage.
the file will signal to the underlying persistent storage
device that it can reclaim the space for later re-use.
- $ rm /dev/pstore/dmesg-erst-1
+ $ rm /sys/fs/pstore/dmesg-erst-1
- The expectation is that all files in /dev/pstore
+ The expectation is that all files in /sys/fs/pstore/
will be saved elsewhere and erased from persistent store
soon after boot to free up space ready for the next