[PATCH] add Altivec/VMX state to coredumps
galak at kernel.crashing.org
Tue Sep 25 22:39:14 EST 2007
On Sep 24, 2007, at 11:03 PM, Mark Nelson wrote:
> Update dump_task_altivec() (that has so far never been put to use)
> so that it dumps the Altivec/VMX registers (VR - VR, VSCR
> and VRSAVE) in the same format as the ptrace get_vrregs() and add
> the appropriate glue typedefs and #defines to
> include/asm-powerpc/elf.h for it to work.
Is there some way to tell if the core dump has altivec registers
state in it?
I'm wondering how we distinguish a core dump w/altivec state vs one
with SPE state.
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