makedumpfile-1.5.9: Introduce parallel compression processing.

Louis Bouchard louis.bouchard at
Wed Oct 28 02:49:39 PDT 2015


Le 28/10/2015 10:07, Atsushi Kumagai a écrit :
> Hello Louis,
>>> o Support new kernels
>>>  - The supported kernel is updated to 4.1 in this version.
>>>    At first I'm going to extend the supported version to 4.2, but
>>>    I found an issue that makedumpfile seems to exclude necessary pages
>>>    by mistake on linux 4.2. When crash-7.1.3 reads that filtered dump file,
>>>    the following message is shown.
>>>       crash: page excluded: kernel virtual address: f3fe0000  type: "fill_task_struct"
>>>    This will be fixed in the next version.
>> Have you fixed the 4.2 kernel issue already or you intend to work on it in the
>> future ?
> I haven't done anything yet, I was going to work from now.
>> Both Debian and Ubuntu run 4.2 kernel so if waiting for a fix is acceptable I
>> would rather bring in a 1.5.9 + patch version.
> So it will be helpful if you can do it.
> Thanks,
> Atsushi Kumagai

That is perfect.  Just let me know once you have identified a fix and I will
include it in the new package.

Kind regards,

Louis Bouchard
Software engineer, Cloud & Sustaining eng.
Canonical Ltd
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