makedumpfile 1:1.6.3-2 source package in Ubuntu


makedumpfile (1:1.6.3-2) unstable; urgency=medium

  * Add support for SPARSEMEM_EXTREME mem_section as a pointer. (LP: #1750021)
  * Add an autopkgtest that test that a crash produces a compressed dump
  * Create initrd for previously installed kernels. (LP: #1751329)

 -- Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo <email address hidden>  Mon, 05 Mar 2018 09:28:55 -0300

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Louis Bouchard on 2018-03-05
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kdump-tools: scripts and tools for automating kdump (Linux crash dumps)

 kdump-tools provides an init script and a configuration script for
 automating the use of kdump. It uses the makedumpfile utility to
 reduce the size of the /proc/vmcore file based on user preferences.
 After installing, please see /usr/share/doc/kdump-tools/README.Debian
 for information on enabling and configuring kdump.

makedumpfile: VMcore extraction tool

 This program is used to extract a subset of the memory available either
 via /dev/mem or /proc/vmcore (for crashdumps). It is used to get memory
 images without extra unneeded information (zero pages, userspace programs,

makedumpfile-dbgsym: debug symbols for makedumpfile