Re: [PATCH 0/3 v11] add reserved e820 ranges to the kdump kernel e820 table

From: Lendacky, Thomas
Date: Wed Jun 12 2019 - 15:15:43 EST

On 6/12/19 1:07 PM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 12, 2019 at 04:52:22PM +0000, Lendacky, Thomas wrote:
>> I think the discussion ended up being that debuginfo wasn't being stripped
>> from the kernel and initrd (mainly the initrd). What are the sizes of
>> the kernel and initrd that you are loading for kdump via kexec?
>> From previous post:
>> kexec -s -p /boot/vmlinuz-5.2.0-rc3+ --initrd=/boot/initrd.img-5.2.0-rc3+
> You mean those sizes?
> $ ls -lh /boot/vmlinuz-5.2.0-rc3+ /boot/initrd.img-5.2.0-rc3+
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 7.8M Jun 10 12:53 /boot/initrd.img-5.2.0-rc3+
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 6.7M Jun 10 12:53 /boot/vmlinuz-5.2.0-rc3+
> That should fit easily in 256M :)

Certainly seems like they should. I know there are other things that are
loaded, but that should be plenty of room. I wonder if Baoquan or Lianbo
could track where things are being loaded to see if everything is being
calculated and placed properly.