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Re: rawhide report: 20050120 changes



On Fri, Jan 21, 2005 at 08:19:07AM +0100, Arjan van de Ven wrote:

 > >  > why is this gunk added back to the fedora kernel?
 > >  > I can see trying to get kexec-dump working instead as useful, but
 > >  > diskdump/netdump? God no.
 > > 
 > > It's a transitional thing until upstream has something that's usable.
 > 
 > ok that makes me wonder if diskdump offers value to fedora users at all; it
 > doesn't work with lvm (which is the default installation) for example.

The two are somewhat intertwined. Ie, 'crashdump-common' contains quite
a bit of diskdump goo. Merging it all was just a shortest path thing..

 > > The kernel-side is still seeing quite a lot of churn judging by
 > > the amount of change seen in yesterdays -mm update, and userspace
 > > is clearly lacking.
 > I thought this was rawhide. Also it's a chicken and egg situation; userspace
 > is somewhat there (at least in prototype form) but it will never get there
 > unless some kernels ship/enable the kernel side

When it settles down a bit in -mm I'll pull it back in, and we'll see
what happens.

		Dave


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