The kdumpid tool can be used to determine the kernel version from a crash dump. Some useful features are missing:

  • support for new compression methods (lzo, snappy)
  • support for new architectures (ppc64le)
  • for Xen dumps, include the hypervisor version in the output

Status after Hackweek 11

The kdumpid application has switched to libkdumpfile (see also the gdb-kdump Hackweek Project), which adds support for lzo and snappy. Partial support of ppc64le has been added, too. Xen hypervisor version is detected and printed.

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This project is part of:

Hack Week 11

Activity

  • almost 5 years ago: sleep_walker liked Enhance kdumpid
  • almost 5 years ago: ptesarik added keyword "coredump" to Enhance kdumpid
  • almost 5 years ago: ptesarik added keyword "crash" to Enhance kdumpid
  • almost 5 years ago: ptesarik added keyword "c" to Enhance kdumpid
  • almost 5 years ago: ptesarik started Enhance kdumpid
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