[Patch 0/2] Exclude hwpoison page from vmcore dump

Vivek Goyal vgoyal at redhat.com
Tue Oct 30 10:37:50 EDT 2012

On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 11:06:43PM +0900, Mitsuhiro Tanino wrote:

> These patches introduce a new "-p" option into "makedumpfile" to
> exclude hwpoison page from vmcore.

Why to introduce this option "-p"? Until and unless there are serious
side effects, this should be default functionality. Isn't it? Who would
like to touch/save poisoned pages and run into MCE?


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