[PATCH] makedumpfile: non-cyclic default

HATAYAMA Daisuke d.hatayama at jp.fujitsu.com
Mon May 20 20:36:28 EDT 2013

(2013/05/16 3:43), Cliff Wickman wrote:
> From: Cliff Wickman <cpw at sgi.com>
> Make non-cyclic the default, as it is faster.

Default behaviour should not be changed so easily, and I think 
performance of cyclic mode can be improved to some amount because 
cyclic-mode shows slow result even if the number of cycles is 1...

> Dumping a 1TB memory is successful with a crashkernel=512M.
> And allow -Y on the command line, as well as --non-cylic.

Is the '-Y' definitely necessary? I'm thinking this is hideded 


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