[PATCH] makedumpfile: Shrink the time for creating 1st-bitmap (Re: problems in kdump kernel if 'maxcpus=1' not specified?)

Jay Lan jlan at sgi.com
Fri Jul 18 11:57:25 EDT 2008

Ken'ichi Ohmichi wrote:
> Hi,
> Jay Lan wrote:
>> Ken'ichi Ohmichi wrote:
>>> Hi Jay,
>>> Ken'ichi Ohmichi wrote:
>>>> I created the attached patch that makedumpfile does not scan
>>>> memory gap when creating 1st-bitmap. Could you please try it ?
>>>> This patch is for makedumpfile-1.2.6.
>>> I found a bug in the patch I sent before, and I fixed it in the
>>> attached patch. Could you please try this patch ?
>>> Sorry for my mistake.
>> Hi Ken'ichi San,
>> Thanks for your patch. I need to compete for the test machine. Will
>> post new data when i have one.
> I think that new makedumpfile (version 1.2.7) is more useful for you,
> because it includes not only this patch but also the other patch
> shrinking the time for creating bitmap.

I certainly will, Ken'ichi. Thanks!

I am eager to see the new data; unfortunately the test machine is
booked up until 7/29. :(

 - jay

> Thanks
> Ken'ichi Ohmichi

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