[PATCH] kdump : Support kernels having 64k page size.

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Sep 8 11:08:07 EST 2006

On Fri, 2006-09-08 at 06:30 +0530, Sachin P. Sant wrote:
> > You should always do 64k regardless of the page size. I think we have
> > some ABI requirements here for ELF sections to be 64k aligned anyway
> > no ?
> >
> >   
> Ben are you aware of any doc where i can find more information. I 
> checked the
> 64Bit PowerPC ELF ABI doc but couldn't find any specific information about
> this.
> Also other question is  If we create a 64k segment irrespective of page size
> [ as compared to 32k currently ] we would be writing extra 32k even for
> page size of 4K. Which means we have 32k less memory for the kdump
> kernel. Wouldn't that be an issue ?

32k sounds like a drop of water in the kdump pool ...


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