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Recommended update for crash


(Last modified: 13MAR2007)

solutions Recommended update for crash SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (82f465b0b9d1e366a6a1a745c8fa4112)

Applies to

Package: crash
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 2744
Release: 20070313
Obsoletes: none


This package is the update for Service Pack 1 of SUSE Linux Enterprise 10.
Install it to have your system at SP1 level.



Problem description

  • update to crash 4.0-3.14 (fate#301251)
    • handle pseudo task on ia64 after INIT or MCA
    • handle per_cpu_* variables
    • more x86_64 dwarf CFI changes
    • recognizes memory holes in the sys command
    • merge some xencrash changes
  • update to crash 4.0-3.9
    • fix x86_64 irq stack handling
    • fix ia64 DISCONTIGMEM handling
    • more struct command updates
  • update to crash 4.0-3.8
    • fix irq command for post 2.6.17 kernels
    • optionally use dwarf unwind data on x86_64
    • fix struct -o command when member is a function pointer
  • update to crash 4.0-3.7
    • fix accessing user space stack addresses in ia64 kernels
    • Implemented a new "sig -g" option
    • allow the entry of multiple "list -s struct.member" arguments
  • update to crash 4.0-3.5
    • new ps -e and ps -g command, timer command fix
  • update to crash 4.0-3.4
    • support for x86_64 and ia64 compressed kdump dumpfiles
    • fix "timer" command on 2.6.17 and later kernels
    • more ia64 and sig command fixes
  • update to crash 4.0-3.3
    • kmem and sig cmd updates
    • support for relocatable x86_64 kernels
    • many other fixes
  • update to crash 4.0-3.1
    • 4-level pagetable support for ia64
    • new "--cpus " cmdline option
    • read HZ and NR_CPUS from in-kernel CONFIG_IKCONFIG
  • update to crash 4.0-2.33
    • handle runqueue struct change in 2.6.18
    • (192053 - LTC25200;189227 - LTC24353)


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh crash.rpm

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