Re: [Fastboot] Stupid kexec/kdump question...

From: Valdis . Kletnieks
Date: Wed Sep 27 2006 - 10:44:51 EST

On Wed, 27 Sep 2006 09:24:20 EDT, Vivek Goyal said:

> Currently we are reserving 64MB of memory for our testing purposes on
> i386 and x86_64. Any thing lesser than that, sometimes either system
> hangs or OOM killer pitches in. Now people are working on preparing custom
> initrd for dumping purposes so that dumping can be done from early user
> space itself. This might lead to reduced memory usage and more reliability.
> I think soon it should be available in fedora (busybox based custom initrd
> for crashdumping purposes.)

I'm told the busybox-based initrd stuff has been pushed to Fedora Rawhide, but
it hasn't emerged yet - so most likely within the next 24 hours or so. I'll
report back what happens... :)

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