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SubjectRe: [PATCH 6/6] kexec: Support for Kexec on panic using new system call
On 12/02/13 at 10:30am, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 28, 2013 at 07:28:16PM +0800, Baoquan He wrote:
>
> [..]
> > > +int crash_copy_backup_region(struct kimage *image)
> > > +{
> >
> > Why need this func be called, backup region has been added into crash
> > segment by kexec_add_buffer, and then buffer copy is done in
> > kimage_load_crash_segment. I think this copy is handled twice. Please
> > correct me if I am wrong.
> >
>
> Hi Bao,
>
> kexec_add_buffer() will copy the backup region but it will happen when
> crash kernel is loaded. We want snapshot of backup region at the time
> of crash and that's why this second call to copy backup region and it
> is executed after the crash.

Did we do this before? And will this region be changed after 1st kernel
boot


>
> Thanks
> Vivek
>
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