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Re: [opensuse] Kernel Dumps and Dump Analysis
  • From: Seth Arnold <seth.arnold@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 8 Jan 2007 13:21:40 -0800
  • Message-id: <20070108212140.GK31167@xxxxxxx>
On Mon, Jan 08, 2007 at 02:13:40PM -0700, Bill Anderson wrote:
> The LKCD patch is no longer part of the SUSE kernel source. I checked
> lkcd.sourceforge.net, and no patch for the current version. It appears
> that kexec / kdump is now the only dump tool available for SUSE.
>
> Yet, the lkcdutils package is still part of the distribution. It should
> really be dropped, as lcrash is no longer functional. lcrash requires a
> Kerntypes file, which is no longer created during a kernel build. At
> this time, lkcdutils is a totally useless package.

I believe that there is one or two remaining architectures that cannot
yet use kexec+kdump, and must still use lkcdutils. I'm not sure that it
is useless, perhaps just useless for you. :)
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