[PATCH v7 0/5] kdump: Allow ELF header creation in new kernel
schwidefsky at de.ibm.com
Thu Jul 18 06:47:54 EDT 2013
On Thu, 18 Jul 2013 12:40:04 +0200
Michael Holzheu <holzheu at linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Jul 2013 17:42:07 -0400
> Vivek Goyal <vgoyal at redhat.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 06:00:49PM +0200, Michael Holzheu wrote:
> > > But this is all additional effort now and would not be necessary if we
> > > integrate this patch series in 3.11.
> > >
> > > Perhaps we should let Andrew decide here.
> > Hi Michael,
> > Given the fact that andrew too prefers a fix to get s390 working at this
> > stage can we modify s390 copy_from_oldmem() to be able to copy to
> > vmalloc() memory area.
> > For mmap(), let us disable it on s390. And rest of the cleanups w.r.t
> > ELF header swap etc, let us now target that for 3.12.
> > Sounds reasonable?
> Hi Vivek,
> Ok this is not our preferred solution but we can't expect that life is
> always easy ;-)
> Our s390 kernel maintainer Martin Schwidefsky agreed to send the following
> two patches upstream for 3.11:
> * s390/kdump: Disable mmap for s390
> * s390/kdump: Allow copy_oldmem_page() copy to virtual memory
Patches have been added to
They will go upstream with my next pull request.
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