kdump: quad core Opteron

Chandru chandru at in.ibm.com
Tue Dec 9 07:12:45 EST 2008

On Tuesday 09 December 2008 03:24:32 Vivek Goyal wrote:

> Hi Chandru,
> So this patch will solve the issue (at least for /proc/vmcore) even if
> we don't make any changes on kernel side?
> Thanks
> Vivek

Hi Vivek,

Yes, without any changes to the kernel and with this patch, we can boot into 
kdump kernel on these quad core Opteron machines and collect a dump. 


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