USB memory stick as dump device

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Wed Nov 28 15:54:52 PST 2007

On Thu, 29 Nov 2007, Alfred Perlstein wrote:
> > is it possible to use USB memory stick as dump device for panic
> > dumps? I have a 6.2 box with gmirrors and no non-gmirror disks. I
> > have never managed to get dumps work onto the swap partition on the
> > mirror. it possible to use USB stick as a dump device or
> > should I not even try that?
> I don't think that will work currently.

Wasn't there some work done a while back to make the USB stack work when 
interrupts are disabled? (by iedowse  think?)

Maybe it was more along the lines of "this would be nice" :)

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