Re: [RFC PATCH 0/8] remove vm_struct list management

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Thu Dec 06 2012 - 17:50:10 EST

On Fri, 7 Dec 2012 01:09:27 +0900
Joonsoo Kim <js1304@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I'm not sure that "7/8: makes vmlist only for kexec" is fine.
> Because it is related to userspace program.
> As far as I know, makedumpfile use kexec's output information and it only
> need first address of vmalloc layer. So my implementation reflect this
> fact, but I'm not sure. And now, I don't fully test this patchset.
> Basic operation work well, but I don't test kexec. So I send this
> patchset with 'RFC'.

Yes, this is irritating. Perhaps Vivek or one of the other kexec
people could take a look at this please - if would obviously be much
better if we can avoid merging [patch 7/8] at all.
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