Re: [PATCH] x86, kdump: Set crashkernel_low automatically

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Mon Mar 11 2013 - 16:52:43 EST

On 03/11/2013 01:45 PM, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> - Now we use dracut generated initramfs and it has been growing in size.
> Now systemd has been pulled in too.

And the solution to that isn't obvious?

> - makdumpfile needs more memory to dump large machines.
> There are so many places where memory usage is going up and trying
> to keep track of all that has been very hard.

Seriously, in particular the O(n) memory requirements you may want to
think very very hard about.


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