[makedumpfile] config file -- OSRELEASE
Eric W. Biederman
ebiederm at xmission.com
Fri Jun 1 09:40:34 EDT 2007
Bernhard Walle <bwalle at suse.de> writes:
> * Ken'ichi Ohmichi <oomichi at mxs.nes.nec.co.jp> [2007-06-01 11:07]:
>> Now, the items makedumpfile cannot get from vmlinux statically are
>> only version and page size. Do you have any idea for getting them
>> from vmlinux ?
> I already tried to address a similar issue (version + command line
> length for kexec-tools) by adding a ELF note. But it seems that kernel
> hackers didn't like it.
I'm not seeing the discussion there.
Looking at the patch I'm not quite certain of the composition of your
However as a general direction of using ELF notes I'm more or less
in favor of it.
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