[makedumpfile] config file -- OSRELEASE
bwalle at suse.de
Fri Jun 1 09:48:57 EDT 2007
* Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm at xmission.com> [2007-06-01 15:40]:
> 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.
> > http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.boot-loaders.fastboot.general/3996/.
> I'm not seeing the discussion there.
Because there was no real discussion about ELF notes here. I just
created this first patch as attempt to add ELF notes. The idea was
from Vivek Goyal.
> Looking at the patch I'm not quite certain of the composition of your
Well, it was a first attempt. I'm open to any suggestions about that
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