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From: Petr Tesarik <ptesarik@suse.com>
To: Daniel Kiper <daniel.kiper@oracle.com>
Cc: Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>,
	Daniel Kiper <dkiper@net-space.pl>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2] xen, kdump: handle pv domain in paddr_vmcoreinfo_note()
Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2017 18:53:36 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20170414185336.673fa084@hananiah.suse.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20170411172008.GA16658@olila.local.net-space.pl>

On Tue, 11 Apr 2017 19:20:08 +0200
Daniel Kiper <daniel.kiper@oracle.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 04:59:16PM +0200, Petr Tesarik wrote:
>[...]
> > Tested-by: Petr Tesarik <ptesarik@suse.com>
> >
> > I copied the complete /proc/vmcore to a directory on disk. Exactly
> > as expected, crash works both without the patch and with the patch, as
> > it does not use VMCOREINFO at all (instead, crash obtains the
> > information from kernel debuginfo directly).
> 
> Thanks for doing the tests. I suppose that you have tested HVM guests.

Not really. I crashed Dom0, which is in turn sent to the hypervisor, so
the result is a complete host dump, including Xen hypervisor data and
all domains.

> IIRC, PV guests are not supported by crash right now due to p2m VMA
> mapping. At least it was an issue some time ago. Is it still valid?

Yes, this is correct. I tested this behaviour a few weeks ago.

> Anyway, one guy in Oracle works on fix for that issue and I do review.
> We are going to post it in 2-3 weeks.

All right. FYI I do not plan to put much effort into it, as my focus has
shifted towards libkdumpfile (https://github.com/ptesarik/libkdumpfile),
and this library can open PV guest dump files without any issues.

Petr T

  parent reply	other threads:[~2017-04-14 16:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 26+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-03-31 10:14 [PATCH v2] xen,kdump: " Juergen Gross
2017-03-31 14:02 ` Boris Ostrovsky
2017-03-31 14:02   ` [PATCH v2] xen, kdump: " Boris Ostrovsky
2017-04-03 12:42 ` [Xen-devel] " Daniel Kiper
2017-04-03 12:42   ` Daniel Kiper
2017-04-04 11:55   ` [Xen-devel] " Juergen Gross
2017-04-04 11:55   ` Juergen Gross
2017-04-11 12:45   ` Juergen Gross
2017-04-11 12:45   ` [Xen-devel] " Juergen Gross
2017-04-11 13:00     ` Daniel Kiper
2017-04-11 14:59       ` Petr Tesarik
2017-04-11 17:20         ` Daniel Kiper
2017-04-11 17:20         ` [Xen-devel] " Daniel Kiper
2017-04-14 16:53           ` Petr Tesarik
2017-04-14 16:53           ` Petr Tesarik [this message]
2017-04-14 22:26             ` [Xen-devel] " Daniel Kiper
2017-04-15 14:35               ` Petr Tesarik
2017-04-15 14:35               ` Petr Tesarik
2017-04-14 22:26             ` Daniel Kiper
2017-04-11 14:59       ` Petr Tesarik
2017-04-11 13:00     ` Daniel Kiper
2017-04-04 19:42 [Xen-devel] " Daniel Kiper
2017-04-05 11:13 ` Petr Tesarik
2017-04-07  9:16   ` Petr Tesarik
2017-04-10 20:49     ` Daniel Kiper
2017-04-11 10:49       ` Petr Tesarik

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