[PATCH 2/3] [kexec-tools] Pass vmcoreinfo's address and size
horms at verge.net.au
Wed Oct 17 09:37:45 EDT 2007
On Wed, Oct 17, 2007 at 02:16:19PM +0900, Ken'ichi Ohmichi wrote:
> Hi Simon,
> 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".
> > Do you still want the kexec-tools portion applied?
> Yes, I hope so.
Thanks, I'll try and look over it tomorrow.
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