[PATCH] x86: Find offset for crashkernel reservation automatically

Ingo Molnar mingo at elte.hu
Thu Jul 3 09:14:56 EDT 2008

* Bernhard Walle <bwalle at suse.de> wrote:

> > > But in general policy should go in userspace (if possible), so I 
> > > agree with you that kexec-tools can handle that.
> > 
> > At a quick skim the patch looks good.  I thought I had initially 
> > implemented the code to work this way but apparently in all of the 
> > churn that aspect of it got lost.
> > 
> > Let's start with trying to allocate the memory as low as possible 
> > for a crash kernel (I think you are already doing that).
> Yes, in 95 % of the cases the crashkernel still gets reserved at 16M.

ok - i've applied it to tip/x86/crashdump - thanks Bernhard.


More information about the kexec mailing list