[RFC Patch 6/6] Crash: Recognise slim coredumps and process new elf-note sections
Eric W. Biederman
ebiederm at xmission.com
Fri May 27 14:16:34 EDT 2011
"K.Prasad" <prasad at linux.vnet.ibm.com> writes:
> Crash: Recognise slim coredumps and process new elf-note sections
> The Linux kernel will begin to support SlimDump for certain types of crashes
> and the 'crash' tool needs to recognise them. For these types of coredumps, it
> need not lookout for usual elf-structures and start gdb. Also process new
> elf-note sections that contain additional information about the crash.
I suppose patching crash make sense.
Unfortunately crash doesn't work on 99% of the kernels I run so, so I
stopped caring a while ago.
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