kdump fails to load and crashes [was: mmotm 2009-11-01-10-01 uploaded]

Jiri Slaby jirislaby at gmail.com
Tue Nov 3 10:46:15 EST 2009

On 11/03/2009 04:24 PM, Vivek Goyal wrote:
>> There /proc/iomem looks like:
>> 00100000-12beffff : System RAM
>>   01000000-04ffffff : Crash kernel
>>     01000000-014680c2 : Kernel code
>>     014680c3-016f39f7 : Kernel data
>>     0175b000-017d97ab : Kernel bss
> Anyway, can you just try reserving memory at some other address, say
> 64M at 32M and see if it works.

Yup, that's it of course. I missed it overlaps with current kernel. I
though they are areas for the crash kernels. Thanks for pointing out. So
the error is we reserve the space for kdump even we can't in fact?

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