Re: [PATCH 2/10] kdump: dynamic per cpu allocation of memory for saving cpu registers

From: Vivek Goyal
Date: Thu Nov 17 2005 - 22:37:49 EST

On Thu, Nov 17, 2005 at 02:01:38PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Please always generate diffs against the latest kernel! I changed the
> patch to reflect the new location of ppc64's machine_kexec.c.

Sorry. That's a mistake. I shall take care of it next time onwards.

> In that file, I notice that this comment has become more informative:
> /*
> * Provide a dummy crash_notes definition until crash dump is implemented.
> * This prevents breakage of crash_notes attribute in kernel/ksysfs.c.
> */
> note_buf_t crash_notes[NR_CPUS];
> Please check that with your new implementation, the above "breakage"
> (whatever it was) remains fixed.

With this patchset "crash_notes" has been moved in architecture independent
portion (). Hence there is no need for architecture dependent definitions.
So this change should be fine.

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