kexec/kdump produces incomplete dump files with kernel 2.6.20 + CONFIG_HIGHMEM64G

Bernhard Walle bwalle at
Fri Oct 17 03:02:53 EDT 2008

* "Worth, Kevin" <kevin.worth at> [2008-10-16 23:57]:
> Moving this back to the kexec mailing list because I think I now have more detail on this and Dave Anderson has confirmed that this doesn't really look like an issue with the program "crash", but rather an issue with the data inside the dump file (specifically the vmalloc'ed memory).

Do you use the same kernel as the running kernel as capture kernel?

Bernhard Walle, SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, Architecture Development

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