[PATCH 0/5] make '-x'/'-i' option unnecessary for re-filtering.
oomichi at mxs.nes.nec.co.jp
Mon Oct 19 01:21:15 EDT 2009
CAI Qian wrote:
> Hello Ken'ichi!
> This series of patches is working great here.
I'm glad to hear that.
I will merge this patchset into the next release.
> CAI Qian
> From: "Ken'ichi Ohmichi" <oomichi at mxs.nes.nec.co.jp>
> Subject: [PATCH 0/5] make '-x'/'-i' option unnecessary for re-filtering.
> Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2009 14:18:44 +0900
>> Ken'ichi Ohmichi wrote:
>>> Hi CAI,
>>> Thank you for testing and a good point.
>>> CAI Qian wrote:
>>>>> makedumpfile version 1.3.4 is released.
>>>>> Your comments/patches are welcome.
>>>>> o New feature
>>>>> - Support kdump-compressed format for input file. (by Takao Indoh)
>>>>> A new makedumpfile can read dumpfile which is kdump-compressed format
>>>>> instead of /proc/vmcore and re-filter it.
>>>> Does it need to specify either a vmlinux or vmcoreinfo file?
>>> Yes, we need to do it for re-filtering now.
>>> But it is not difficult to implement a feature that it is not
>>> necessary to specify either a vmlinux or vmcoreinfo file for
>>> re-filtering. I will try to implement the feature.
>> I created the patchset for implementing the above feature.
>> Any comments/patches are welcome.
>> [PATCH 0/5] make '-x'/'-i' option unnecessary for re-filtering.
>> makedumpfile v1.3.4 can read a dumpfile which is kdump-compressed
>> format instead of /proc/vmcore and re-filter it.
>> When re-filtering, it is necessary to specify '-x'/'-i' option.
>> If not specifying, makedumpfile fails like the following:
>> # ./makedumpfile -c -d 3 vmcore vmcore.1
>> The dumpfile is saved to vmcore.1
>> # /makedumpfile -c -d 31 vmcore.1 vmcore.2
>> vmcore.1 doesn't contain vmcoreinfo.
>> Specify '-x' option or '-i' option.
>> Commandline parameter is invalid.
>> Try `makedumpfile --help' for more information.
>> For usability, this patchset makes '-x'/'-i' option unnecessary
>> for re-filtering.
>> Ken'ichi Ohmichi
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