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SubjectRe: [RFC Patch 6/6] Crash: Recognise slim coredumps and process new elf-note sections
"K.Prasad" <prasad@linux.vnet.ibm.com> writes:

> Crash: Recognise slim coredumps and process new elf-note sections
>
> The Linux kernel will begin to support SlimDump for certain types of crashes
> and the 'crash' tool needs to recognise them. For these types of coredumps, it
> need not lookout for usual elf-structures and start gdb. Also process new
> elf-note sections that contain additional information about the crash.

I suppose patching crash make sense.

Unfortunately crash doesn't work on 99% of the kernels I run so, so I
stopped caring a while ago.

Eric


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