problems in kdump kernel if 'maxcpus=1' not specified?

Bernhard Walle bwalle at
Wed Jul 16 11:26:01 EDT 2008

* Vivek Goyal [2008-07-16 11:12]:
> You need to dive deeper to find out what is taking so much of time.

I think the main difference are the huge memory gaps usual on IA64
systems. makedumpfile processes each PFN sequentially when creating the
1st bitmap.

Bernhard Walle, SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, Architecture Development

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