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Date:   Tue, 4 Apr 2017 12:42:53 -0700 (PDT)
From:   Daniel Kiper <daniel.kiper@...cle.com>
To:     <jgross@...e.com>
Cc:     <ptesarik@...e.com>, <konrad.wilk@...cle.com>,
        <boris.ostrovsky@...cle.com>, <xen-devel@...ts.xenproject.org>,
        <eric.devolder@...cle.com>, <dkiper@...-space.pl>,
        <andrew.cooper3@...rix.com>, <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2] xen, kdump: handle pv domain in
 paddr_vmcoreinfo_note()

> On 03/04/17 14:42, Daniel Kiper wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 31, 2017 at 12:14:38PM +0200, Juergen Gross wrote:
> >> For kdump to work correctly it needs the physical address of
> >> vmcoreinfo_note. When running as dom0 this means the virtual address
> >> has to be translated to the related machine address.
> >>
> >> paddr_vmcoreinfo_note() is meant to do the translation via
> >> __pa_symbol() only, but being attributed "weak" it can be replaced
> >> easily in Xen case.
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Juergen Gross <jgross@...e.com>
> >
> > Have you tested this patch with latest crash tool? Do dom0 and Xen
> > hypervisor analysis work without any issue (at least basic commands
> > like dmesg, bt, ps, etc.)? If yes for both you can add:
> >
> > Reviewed-by: Daniel Kiper <daniel.kiper@...cle.com>
>
> This patch isn't for dump analysis, but for dump creation. Petr has

I know that. However, it may have impact on crash analysis. So,
I would expect that you or anybody else in your behalf will do
at least minimal crash tool tests.

> verified that the dump is in the expected format. Please ask Petr
> for further details, e.g. user side modifications being necessary.

So, if Petr did relevant tests that is nice. However, then, IMO, this
patch begs Petr Tested-by.

Daniel

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