kexec+kdump + vmcoreinfo patch

Don Zickus dzickus at
Mon Aug 27 13:02:53 EDT 2007

On Mon, Aug 27, 2007 at 12:55:38PM -0400, Neil Horman wrote:
> > crashkernel=64M at 16M
> > 
> Hmm, well that should be enough.  looking at your log, it appears as though you
> have a 512k chunk allocatable, which should seem sufficient to go on a little
> longer.  The fact that your not seems to indicate that you are allocating a
> suspiciously large single chunk of ram.  I'd configure your initramfs to drop to
> a shell prompt before it sets up lp0.  Then you can step through the actions of
> the init script and monitor the contents of /proc/slabinfo to get an idea of
> whats eating up all your lowmem prior to the oom kill.
> Neil

<snipped from Randy's output>

Out of memory: kill process 680 (boot) score 309 or a child
Killed process 701 (S01boot.udev)

Heh, it's udev again.  What a surprise! </sarcasm>

Neil, didn't we solve this with an init 1 or something (ignoring the whole
busybox thing).


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