[PATCH v2 0/3] Generic multi-page exclusion

Atsushi Kumagai kumagai-atsushi at mxc.nes.nec.co.jp
Tue Apr 8 00:02:09 PDT 2014

Hello Petr,

>this patch was inspired by this post of yours:
>Unfortunately, this rewrite never happened, so I took the liberty of
>overtaking the job. I hope you don't mind.
>This is in fact a preparatory series to add hugepage support without
>having to care about the appropriate size of the cyclic buffer.

First, I'm sorry for my late work. This patch set will be very helpful
to me, so I'll wait for the fixed version.

I'm preparing to release v1.5.6 now and I'll focus on the work for
hugepage support after releasing v1.5.6.

Atsushi Kumagai

>* v2:
>  - Keep excluded regions per mem_map_data
>  - Process excluded pages in chunks
>Petr Tesarik (3):
>  Pass mmd pointer to __exclude_unnecessary_pages
>  Generic handling of multi-page exclusions
>  Get rid of overrun adjustments
> makedumpfile.c | 118 +++++++++++++++++++--------------------------------------
> makedumpfile.h |   7 ++++
> 2 files changed, 46 insertions(+), 79 deletions(-)
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