[PATCH V6] makedumpfile: exclude page structures of non-dumped pages
anderson at redhat.com
Fri Oct 23 15:51:55 PDT 2015
----- Original Message -----
> The only disadvantage is that various options of the crash 'kmem' command that
> walk lists of page structures) will not work.
> Version 7.0.9 of crash is already patched to issue a warning about such commands
> when the dump is flagged DUMP_DH_EXCLUDED_VMEMMAP.
No it does not.
There is a warning if the dumpfile is marked DUMP_DH_COMPRESSED_INCOMPLETE,
but it will not recognize missing page structures. Please remember to post
a patch to the crash utility mailing list to support DUMP_DH_EXCLUDED_VMEMMAP.
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