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[Bug 1555244] Re: crash fails to load with 4.4+ kernels


** Changed in: crash (Ubuntu)
     Assignee: Louis Bouchard (louis-bouchard) => (unassigned)

** Changed in: crash (Ubuntu Trusty)
     Assignee: (unassigned) => Louis Bouchard (louis-bouchard)

** Changed in: crash (Ubuntu Trusty)
       Status: New => Confirmed

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  crash fails to load with 4.4+ kernels

Status in crash package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in crash source package in Trusty:

Bug description:
  When loading a crash dump on 4.4+ kernel, crash fails to load with the
  following msg :

  root@DEVAC02:/var/crash/201603092003# crash
  /usr/lib/debug/boot/vmlinux-4.4.0-11-generic dump.201603092003

  crash 7.1.4
  Copyright (C) 2002-2015  Red Hat, Inc.
  Copyright (C) 2004, 2005, 2006, 2010  IBM Corporation
  Copyright (C) 1999-2006  Hewlett-Packard Co
  Copyright (C) 2005, 2006, 2011, 2012  Fujitsu Limited
  Copyright (C) 2006, 2007  VA Linux Systems Japan K.K.
  Copyright (C) 2005, 2011  NEC Corporation
  Copyright (C) 1999, 2002, 2007  Silicon Graphics, Inc.
  Copyright (C) 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002  Mission Critical Linux, Inc.
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  and you are welcome to change it and/or distribute copies of it under
  certain conditions.  Enter "help copying" to see the conditions.
  This program has absolutely no warranty.  Enter "help warranty" for details.
  GNU gdb (GDB) 7.6
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  License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>
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  This GDB was configured as "s390x-ibm-linux-gnu"...

  please wait... (gathering module symbol data)   
  crash: invalid structure member offset: module_core_size
         FILE: kernel.c  LINE: 3422  FUNCTION: module_init()

  [/usr/bin/crash] error trace: 2aa19f62a78 => 2aa19fe1de6 =>
  2aa1a026e2c => 2aa1a026d88

  This has been reported upstream here :


  Crash version on Xenial should be upgraded to crash-7.1.5

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