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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC 3/6] kexec: export PG_offline to VMCOREINFO
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On 15.11.18 07:19, Dave Young wrote:
> Hi David,
>
> On 11/14/18 at 10:17pm, David Hildenbrand wrote:
>> Let's export PG_offline via PAGE_OFFLINE_MAPCOUNT_VALUE, so
>> makedumpfile can directly skip pages that are logically offline and the
>> content therefore stale.
>
> It would be good to copy some background info from cover letter to the
> patch description so that we can get better understanding why this is
> needed now.

Yes, will add more detail!

>
> BTW, Lianbo is working on a documentation of the vmcoreinfo exported
> fields. Ccing him so that he is aware of this.
>
> Also cc Boris, although I do not want the doc changes blocks this
> he might have different opinion :)

I'll be happy to help updating documentation (or updating it myself if
the doc updates go in first).

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Thanks,

David / dhildenb

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