[PATCH] Remove CONFIG_EXPERIMENTAL from kdump
vgoyal at redhat.com
Thu Jun 26 08:35:18 EDT 2008
On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 10:28:03AM +0200, Bernhard Walle wrote:
> * Andrew Morton [2008-06-26 01:23]:
> > >
> > > config PROC_VMCORE
> > > bool "/proc/vmcore support (EXPERIMENTAL)"
> > > - depends on PROC_FS && EXPERIMENTAL && CRASH_DUMP
> > > + depends on PROC_FS && CRASH_DUMP
> > > default y
> > > help
> > > Exports the dump image of crashed kernel in ELF format.
> > What about powerpc, sh and ia64?
> At least for ia64 I wouldn't consider it as experimental. Don't know
> about SH and PPC. But should we mark it as EXPERIMENTAL on all
> platforms only because some "exotic" (at least SH) platforms have kdump
> not very long implemented?
It has been present long enough on ia64 and ppc64. Only new entry seems
to be SH. I would think of leaving it EXPERIMENTAL only on SH.
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