Bug 855269 - Support for renamed device for kdump
Support for renamed device for kdump
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kexec-tools (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Dave Young
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: 855270
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Reported: 2012-09-07 03:29 EDT by WANG Chao
Modified: 2012-11-05 04:09 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-11-05 04:09:36 EST
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Description WANG Chao 2012-09-07 03:29:02 EDT
Description of problem:

As discussed[1], kdump need to support to use a renamed block device as the dump target. Suggest to use udev to get the real device node or persistent.

Both fs dump and raw dump target need to be take care of for renamed device or a symbolic ..

[1]: http://post-office.corp.redhat.com/archives/kexec-kdump-list/2012-September/msg00009.html

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1. ln -s /dev/sda1 /dev/sda1-re; mount /dev/sda1-re
2. kdump.conf: ext4 /dev/sda1-re
3. restart kdump service
Actual results:
kdump service complains /dev/sda1-re isn't mounted

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