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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH v7 00/10] fadump: Firmware-assisted dump support for Powerpc.
On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 04:44:06PM +0530, Mahesh J Salgaonkar wrote:

> Please find the version 7 of the patchset that implements firmware-assisted
> dump mechanism to capture kernel crash dump for Powerpc architecture.
> Firmware-assisted dump is a robust mechanism to get reliable kernel crash
> dump with the assistance of firmware. This approach does not use kexec,
> instead firmware assists in booting the kdump kernel while preserving memory
> contents.

For the series:

Reviewed-by: Paul Mackerras <>

I think it's pretty much good enough to go in now. I have one relatively
minor comment about a printk which could be addressed if you decide to
do another version of the series.


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