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Recommended update for makedumpfile

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(Last modified: 22AUG2007)


solutions Recommended update for makedumpfile SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (c2630eb39be3682add265d0d4cebaf43)

Applies to

Package: makedumpfile
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 3981
Release: 20070822
Obsoletes: none

Indications

kdump: support for discontinuous memory on IA64.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update implements support for discontinuous memory on IA64. Because the
SUSE kernel for IA64 is built with CONFIG_DISCONTIGMEM, that update is
required to use makedumpfile with the SUSE kernel on IA64. It also contains a
fix for overlapping memory segments under special conditions on IA64.

Solution

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 makedumpfile.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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