Subject: Re: kdump dependency on kernel, ktrace id portability
To: Jaromir Dolecek <>
From: Nathan J. Williams <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/09/2004 12:07:32
Jaromir Dolecek <> writes:

> Ian Fry wrote:
> > How about turning the syscall tables etc into data files which are loaded
> > by kdump as it needs them? Then, the data files can be regenerated without
> > having to rebuild kdump. It might even be possible to share the syscall
> > data files with systrace and anything else that knows about the syscall
> > tables.
> I like this proposal.

It still doesn't solve much of a problem. Having to rebuild kdump
occasionally when you're hacking on the kernel just isn't much of a

        - Nathan