[lkml]   [2019]   [Jan]   [15]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2 v6] kdump: add the vmcoreinfo documentation
在 2019年01月15日 04:49, Dave Anderson 写道:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> On Mon, Jan 14, 2019 at 03:26:32PM -0500, Dave Anderson wrote:
>>> No. It needs *both* the vmlinux file and the vmcore file in order to read
>>> kernel
>>> virtual memory, so just having a kernel virtual address is insufficient.
>>> So it's a chicken-and-egg situation. This particular --osrelease option is used
>>> to determine *what* vmlinux file would be required for an actual crash analysis
>>> session.
>> Ok, that makes sense. I could've used that explanation when reviewing
>> the documentation. Do you mind skimming through this:
>> in case we've missed explaining relevant usage - like that above - of
>> some of the vmcoreinfo members?
> Yeah, I've been watching the thread, and the document looks fine to me.
> It's just that when I saw the discussion of this one being removed that
> I felt the need to respond... ;-)

Thank you for explaining this issue.


> Dave

 \ /
  Last update: 2019-01-15 12:00    [W:0.082 / U:12.100 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site