[PATCH] powerpc: Add vmcoreinfo symbols to allow makdumpfile to filter core files properly

Américo Wang xiyou.wangcong at gmail.com
Tue Jul 27 19:13:24 EST 2010

On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 11:23 PM, Neil Horman <nhorman at tuxdriver.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 09:46:09AM -0400, Neil Horman wrote:
>> Hey all-
>>       About 2 years ago now, I sent this patch upstream to allow makedumpfile
>> to properly filter cores on ppc64:
>> http://www.mail-archive.com/kexec@lists.infradead.org/msg02426.html
>> It got acks from the kexec folks so I pulled it into RHEL, but I never checked
>> back here to make sure it ever made it in, which apparently it didn't.  It still
>> needs to be included, so I'm reposting it here, making sure to copy all the ppc
>> folks this time.  I've retested it on the latest linus kernel and it works fine,
>> allowing makedumpfile to find all the symbols it needs to properly strip a
>> vmcore on ppc64.
>> Neil
>> Signed-off-by: Neil Horman <nhorman at tuxdriver.com>
> Ping, anyone want to chime in on this, its needed for dump filtering to work
> properly on ppc64

This patch looks good for me.

Reviewed-by: WANG Cong <xiyou.wangcong at gmail.com>


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