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SubjectRe: [patch 0/3] kdump: Add external kdump entry point for s390 stand-alone dump tools
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Hello Simon,

On Fri, 2011-08-19 at 10:14 +0900, Simon Horman wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 02:39:44PM +0200, Michael Holzheu wrote:
> > Hello Vivek,
> >
> > I finished the patches that add the stand-alone dump tools support on
> > top of the recently sent v2 patch series. The following three patches
> > implement the program check idea that we have discussed recently:
> >
> > [1] kdump: Add new machine_kexec_finish() architecture callback
> > [2] s390: Add external kdump entry point for s390 stand-alone dump tools
> > [3] kexec-tools: Emit program check on s390 for checksum failure
>
> Hi Michael,
>
> in general I am fine with these patches and happy to merge them

That's good news.

> although I am a little unclear about the status of the kernel side of
> things. Please let me know if you would like me to merge the kexec-tools
> patches now or wait a bit (for an updated version?).

I think that we are almost done with the discussion. I will send you my
current kexec-tools patches and would be glad, if you could integrate
them now.

From Monday I will be two weeks on vacation. If there are additional
questions please contact Martin Schwidefsky and Heiko Carstens.

> Also, if you could give me any pointers on how to obtain an s390
> cross-compiling environment for x86_64 I would be most grateful.

There are debian packages for under:
http://debian.speedblue.org/

Michael



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