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-rw-r--r--kernel/Makefile1
-rw-r--r--kernel/crash_dump.c34
2 files changed, 35 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/kernel/Makefile b/kernel/Makefile
index 353d3fe8ba33..85cbfb31e73e 100644
--- a/kernel/Makefile
+++ b/kernel/Makefile
@@ -107,6 +107,7 @@ obj-$(CONFIG_PERF_EVENTS) += perf_event.o
obj-$(CONFIG_HAVE_HW_BREAKPOINT) += hw_breakpoint.o
obj-$(CONFIG_USER_RETURN_NOTIFIER) += user-return-notifier.o
obj-$(CONFIG_PADATA) += padata.o
+obj-$(CONFIG_CRASH_DUMP) += crash_dump.o
ifneq ($(CONFIG_SCHED_OMIT_FRAME_POINTER),y)
# According to Alan Modra <alan@linuxcare.com.au>, the -fno-omit-frame-pointer is
diff --git a/kernel/crash_dump.c b/kernel/crash_dump.c
new file mode 100644
index 000000000000..5f85690285d4
--- /dev/null
+++ b/kernel/crash_dump.c
@@ -0,0 +1,34 @@
+#include <linux/kernel.h>
+#include <linux/crash_dump.h>
+#include <linux/init.h>
+#include <linux/errno.h>
+#include <linux/module.h>
+
+/*
+ * If we have booted due to a crash, max_pfn will be a very low value. We need
+ * to know the amount of memory that the previous kernel used.
+ */
+unsigned long saved_max_pfn;
+
+/*
+ * stores the physical address of elf header of crash image
+ *
+ * Note: elfcorehdr_addr is not just limited to vmcore. It is also used by
+ * is_kdump_kernel() to determine if we are booting after a panic. Hence put
+ * it under CONFIG_CRASH_DUMP and not CONFIG_PROC_VMCORE.
+ */
+unsigned long long elfcorehdr_addr = ELFCORE_ADDR_MAX;
+
+/*
+ * elfcorehdr= specifies the location of elf core header stored by the crashed
+ * kernel. This option will be passed by kexec loader to the capture kernel.
+ */
+static int __init setup_elfcorehdr(char *arg)
+{
+ char *end;
+ if (!arg)
+ return -EINVAL;
+ elfcorehdr_addr = memparse(arg, &end);
+ return end > arg ? 0 : -EINVAL;
+}
+early_param("elfcorehdr", setup_elfcorehdr);

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