[PATCH 0/3 v11] add reserved e820 ranges to the kdump kernel e820 table

Borislav Petkov bp at alien8.de
Wed Jun 12 08:10:33 PDT 2019


On Wed, Jun 12, 2019 at 09:55:49AM +0800, Baoquan He wrote:
> With further investigation, the failure after applying Tom's patch is
> caused by OOM. When increase crashkernel reservation to 512M, kdump
> kernel can boot successfully. I noticed your crashkernel reservation is
> 256M, that will fail and stuck there very possibly.
> 
> So Tom's patch can fix the issue. We need further check why much more
> crashkernel memory is needed on those AMD boxes with sme support..

Yes, 256M for a kexec kernel sounds pretty much enough to me. So there's
something else at play here. I wonder if that workarea after _end, from
Tom's patch, needs so much room...

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Regards/Gruss,
    Boris.

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