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SubjectRe: [PATCH] powerpc: Add vmcoreinfo symbols to allow makdumpfile to filter core files properly
On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 09:46:09AM -0400, Neil Horman wrote:
> Hey all-
> About 2 years ago now, I sent this patch upstream to allow makedumpfile
> to properly filter cores on ppc64:
> http://www.mail-archive.com/kexec@lists.infradead.org/msg02426.html
> It got acks from the kexec folks so I pulled it into RHEL, but I never checked
> back here to make sure it ever made it in, which apparently it didn't. It still
> needs to be included, so I'm reposting it here, making sure to copy all the ppc
> folks this time. I've retested it on the latest linus kernel and it works fine,
> allowing makedumpfile to find all the symbols it needs to properly strip a
> vmcore on ppc64.
>
> Neil
>
> Signed-off-by: Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com>
>
Ping, anyone want to chime in on this, its needed for dump filtering to work
properly on ppc64
Neil

>
> machine_kexec.c | 12 ++++++++++++
> 1 file changed, 12 insertions(+)
>
>
> diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/machine_kexec.c b/arch/powerpc/kernel/machine_kexec.c
> index bb3d893..0df7031 100644
> --- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/machine_kexec.c
> +++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/machine_kexec.c
> @@ -45,6 +45,18 @@ void machine_kexec_cleanup(struct kimage *image)
> ppc_md.machine_kexec_cleanup(image);
> }
>
> +void arch_crash_save_vmcoreinfo(void)
> +{
> +
> +#ifdef CONFIG_NEED_MULTIPLE_NODES
> + VMCOREINFO_SYMBOL(node_data);
> + VMCOREINFO_LENGTH(node_data, MAX_NUMNODES);
> +#endif
> +#ifndef CONFIG_NEED_MULTIPLE_NODES
> + VMCOREINFO_SYMBOL(contig_page_data);
> +#endif
> +}
> +
> /*
> * Do not allocate memory (or fail in any way) in machine_kexec().
> * We are past the point of no return, committed to rebooting now.
>
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