[PATCH 2/3] [kexec-tools] Pass vmcoreinfo's address and size
akpm at linux-foundation.org
Wed Oct 17 01:27:44 EDT 2007
On Wed, 17 Oct 2007 14:16:19 +0900 "Ken'ichi Ohmichi" <oomichi at mxs.nes.nec.co.jp> wrote:
> Simon Horman wrote:
> > On Wed, Aug 22, 2007 at 09:13:39PM +0900, Ken'ichi Ohmichi wrote:
> >> [2/3] [kexec-tools] Pass vmcoreinfo's address and size
> >> The patch is for kexec-tools-testing-20070330.
> >> (http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/horms/kexec-tools/)
> >> kexec command gets the address and size of the vmcoreinfo data from
> >> /sys/kernel/vmcoreinfo, and passes them to the second kernel through
> >> ELF header of /proc/vmcore. When the second kernel is booting, the
> >> kernel gets them from the ELF header and creates vmcoreinfo's PT_NOTE
> >> segment into /proc/vmcore.
> > Sorry for the long delay, I completely missed this patch.
> > The kexec-tools change seems ok to me. What is the status of
> > the kernel portion of the change?
> The kernel portion is merged into linux-2.6.23-mm1.
> According to Andrew's mail "-mm merge plans for 2.6.24", its status is
> "The infamous misc. Will re-review and will merge basically all of them".
It's all in this evening's batch, which is going through final QA (heh)
now. Is looking OK.
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