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authorVivek Goyal <vgoyal@in.ibm.com>2005-06-25 14:58:23 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@ppc970.osdl.org>2005-06-25 16:24:54 -0700
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[PATCH] kdump: Accessing dump file in linear raw format (/dev/oldmem)
Hariprasad Nellitheertha <hari@in.ibm.com> This patch contains the code that enables us to access the previous kernel's memory as /dev/oldmem. Signed-off-by: Eric Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
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@@ -94,6 +94,7 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
9 = /dev/urandom Faster, less secure random number gen.
10 = /dev/aio Asyncronous I/O notification interface
11 = /dev/kmsg Writes to this come out as printk's
+ 12 = /dev/oldmem Access to crash dump from kexec kernel
1 block RAM disk
0 = /dev/ram0 First RAM disk
1 = /dev/ram1 Second RAM disk