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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] kdump/kexec: calculate note size at compile time
    On Wed, Mar 28, 2007 at 04:13:20PM +0900, Horms wrote:
    [..]
    >
    > DESC is probably a better name that BODY here, I meant to update
    > that before posting. An updated version is below.
    >
    > > > +#define KEXEC_NOTE_BYTES ( (KEXEC_NOTE_HEAD_BYTES * 2) + \
    > >
    > > Why are we multiplying KEXEC_NOTE_HEAD_BYTES with 2?
    >
    > The way that the note merging code works in vmcore it assumes that
    > the area is a list of notes. And there is a terminating note that
    > has all the header values set to 0, and nothing else. So the time 2
    > is for the space to store the terminating note.
    >

    Ok.. Got it. Looks fine to me.

    Thanks
    Vivek
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