Bug 475505 - need to add code to exclude gart region from vmcore
Summary: need to add code to exclude gart region from vmcore
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kexec-tools
Version: 5.2
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Neil Horman
QA Contact: Martin Jenner
Depends On: 463144
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Reported: 2008-12-09 15:37 UTC by Neil Horman
Modified: 2009-01-20 21:00 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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: 602905 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2009-01-20 21:00:46 UTC

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patch to exclude gart region (3.28 KB, patch)
2008-12-09 15:37 UTC, Neil Horman
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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2009:0105 normal SHIPPED_LIVE kexec-tools bug fix and enhancement update 2009-01-20 16:04:36 UTC

Description Neil Horman 2008-12-09 15:37:04 UTC
Created attachment 326335 [details]
patch to exclude gart region

Description of problem:
need to add  the attached patch to kexec so that we don't reset a box accedentally by reading the gart region through /proc/vmcore

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Comment 1 Doug Chapman 2008-12-09 15:43:51 UTC
FYI the upstream commit for this is:

commit 56dd669a138c40ea6cdae487f233430d12372767
Author: Aaron Durbin <adurbin@google.com>
Date:   Tue Sep 26 10:52:40 2006 +0200

    [PATCH] Insert GART region into resource map
    Patch inserts the GART region into the iomem resource map. The GART will the
    be visible within /proc/iomem. It will also allow for other users
    utilizing the GART to subreserve the region (agp or IOMMU).
    Signed-off-by: Aaron Durbin <adurbin@google.com>
    Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de>

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2009-01-20 21:00:46 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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