Subject: Re: bug fix for cats core dumping
To: Chris Gilbert <>
From: Richard Earnshaw <>
List: port-arm
Date: 11/17/2002 23:57:08
> Hi,
> Not sure if other arm archs are suffering issues dumping kernel cores,
> but attached it a patch that fixed it for my cats box (well it doesn't
> hang any more when doing a dump (or it didn't for the one go I tried)
> however I'm wondering if someone can check that it's sane, before I
> submit it.

What about cacheing?  can we be sure that the cache has been cleaned 
before we potentially doubly map each page?  Otherwise we won't really be 
dumping what the processor sees.