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[Bug 1570775] Comment bridged from LTC Bugzilla
------- Comment From thorsten.diehl@xxxxxxxxxx 2016-07-01 05:48 EDT-------
As of today, I can update to the following levels:
ii kdump-tools 1:1.5.9-5
ii kexec-tools 1:2.0.10-1ubuntu2
ii makedumpfile 1:1.5.9-5
Version 1.5.9-5 does not contain the required fix. Still waiting for
1.5.9-7 in xenial updates.
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makekdump should re-exec with cio_ignore on s390x
Status in Ubuntu on IBM z Systems:
Status in makedumpfile package in Ubuntu:
Status in makedumpfile source package in Xenial:
We should re-exec with cio_ignore lines. As per report there, it
should result in lowered required crashdump setting.
Hypothetically, one should be able to test this imperially by lowering
crashdump memory settings until kdump does not succeed anymore. And
then generated and append `cio_ignore -k -u` to the
KDUMP_CMDLINE_APPEND= and see that kdump starts working again with a
lower memory usage.
Once this is developed / verified / tested, we should probably SRU
this back to xenial.
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