kexec+kdump + vmcoreinfo patch
rdunlap at xenotime.net
Fri Aug 24 20:01:39 EDT 2007
On Fri, 24 Aug 2007 14:41:47 -0700 Randy Dunlap wrote:
> I'm trying to use the recent vmcoreinfo patch...
> c. My 2.6.23-rc3 dump-capture kernel currently faults a few times,
> then it panics. I'll add a serial console and capture its output
> to see what is going on.
I booted 3 times with no problems (without serial console on the
dump-capture kernel), then I added a serial console to that kernel
and got lots of problems. They all seem to be OOM problems, then
the kernel gives up and falls over. (log attached)
d. Documentation/kdump/kdump.txt mentions an option to produce
ELF32 headers instead of 64-bit headers: --elf32-core-headers.
Where is this option used? I.e., what program recognizes it?
kdump.txt isn't telling me this info and I can't read it between
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