RE: Crash Dump Region

From: Zou, Nanhai <nanhai.zou_at_intel.com>
Date: 2007-03-06 13:10:58
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Horms [mailto:horms@verge.net.au]
> Sent: 200736 9:57
> To: Zou, Nanhai
> Cc: Linux-IA64; fastboot
> Subject: Crash Dump Region
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I am currently looking over the code that places the crashdump
> region into /proc/iomem, and the code that determines its base
> address if it is not passed on the kernel comamnd. It seems to me that
> the current code allows the crashkernel to be placed incide a
> /proc/iomem region of any type. Is this behaviour correct?
> If not, should it be restricted to "System RAM" regions?
> 
 I not sure if I understand your question.
 Kernel will find a big enough region inside efi memmap with WB attribute, excluding all the other reserved regions.

 Zou Nanhai.

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