Revert "powerpc: Do not call ppc_md.panic in fadump panic notifier"
patch-notifications at ellerman.id.au
Thu Dec 7 00:00:00 AEDT 2017
On Mon, 2017-12-04 at 05:27:25 UTC, David Gibson wrote:
> This reverts commit a3b2cb30f252b21a6f962e0dd107c8b897ca65e4.
> The earlier patch tried to fix problems with panic on powerpc in
> certain circumstances, where some output from the generic panic code
> was being dropped.
> Unfortunately, it breaks things worse in other circumstances. In
> particular when running a PAPR guest, it will now attempt to reboot
> instead of informing the hypervisor (KVM or PowerVM) that the guest
> has crashed. The crash notification is important to some
> virtualization management layers.
> Since the circumstances in which the original patch helped are
> somewhat obscure, revert it for now until we figure out how to do it
> Signed-off-by: David Gibson <david at gibson.dropbear.id.au>
Applied to powerpc fixes, thanks.
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