kdump regression: /proc/vmcore is 0 after kdump
horms at verge.net.au
Thu Jun 5 04:16:35 EDT 2008
On Thu, Jun 05, 2008 at 03:58:40PM +0800, Luming Yu wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 2:02 PM, Luming Yu <luming.yu at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> I'm trying upstream kdump to get more detailed data for help analysis
> >> the scenario..
> > Upstream kdump doesn't work! don't know what cause the regression,
> > possibly kexec-tools...
> > Need investigation here!
> I tested mainline kernel from 2.6.20 to 2.6.26-rc4 on my tiger4..
> whatever I try, /proc/vmcore is always 0 !
> Then I managed to get Nan hai's original patch against 2.6.19..
> This patch doesn't have zero-vmcore problem.
> Given the age of the kdump feature and so many upstream releases since
> 2.6.20, I'm in doubt why I don't see this kind of bug report on ia64
> mailing list before?
> PS. Now I can start to capture info for the strace problem with 2.6.19
> kernel +Nahai's 2.6.19 kdump patch, hope the problem is still
Which version of kexec-tools are you using?
If you haven't done so already, could you try the latest version, 20080324.
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