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SubjectRe: [Patch 0/8] V3 Implement crashkernel=auto
Bernhard Walle wrote:
> * Amerigo Wang <amwang@redhat.com> [2009-08-12 10:15]:
>
>> This series of patch implements automatically reserved memory for crashkernel,
>> by introducing a new boot option "crashkernel=auto". This idea is from Neil.
>>
>
> Honestly I don't see why everything is guarded by
> CONFIG_KEXEC_AUTO_RESERVE. We do we need that new configuration
> option? I mean, if I don't specify 'crashkernel=auto', then the patch
> does nothing, right? Then the option CONFIG_KEXEC_AUTO_RESERVE would
> only be needed so save some bytes of code. Is that really worth it?
>

Hi, CONFIG_KEXEC_AUTO_RESERVE is not for saving bytes, it just provides
a choice for the user to decide to enable it or not.

Thanks.



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