Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 178050
Use sparse file space in vmcore if page is zero-filled
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:22 EST
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Description of problem:
Use sparse file space in vmocre if page is zero-filled.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.load up the RHEL3 kernel
2.panic the system, and create a core dump
3.take a netdump
Actual Results: currently it does not use sparse file space
Expected Results: use sparse file space in vmcore if page is zero-filled
netdump 0.7.14-1 has this fix (and is the RHEL4-U3 errata version)
so the Version-Release number above should reflect the old (current)
I meant the RHEL3-U7 errata version...
No I was right -- the "Steps to reproduce" incorrectly indicates RHEL3.
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