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SubjectRe: kiobuf using kernel pages
On Thu, 11 Nov 1999, Alan Cox wrote:
|>> Trying to port the SGI lcrash code to 2.3.26 ix86. It compiles, runs,
|>> traps the oops, starts writing the dump to swap, dies with -EFAULT in
|>> sd_raw_rw. My guess is because the buffer address is c2c00000, i.e. I
|>
|>Firstly if your machine has crashed I wouldnt recommend invoking the scsi
|>disk layer. If your partition info is corrupt or the scsi malloc pool is
|>corrupt you could hit anything.

Considering it's to a swap partition, I doubt there's a problem here.
The SCBs should be doing to the device specified by /dev/vmdump - no
other.

--Matt



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