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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2 v6] kdump: add the vmcoreinfo documentation
On Mon, Jan 14, 2019 at 03:07:33PM -0500, Dave Anderson wrote:
> That's what it *does* utilize -- it takes a standalone vmcore dumpfile, and
> pulls out the OSRELEASE string from it, so that a user can determine what
> vmlinux file should be used with that vmcore for normal crash analysis.

And the vmcoreinfo is part of the vmcore, right?

So it can just as well read out the address of init_uts_ns and get the
kernel version from there.

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Regards/Gruss,
Boris.

Good mailing practices for 400: avoid top-posting and trim the reply.

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