Oh, Sorry, Kindly treat it as V6.
On 20/07/2016:11:42:19 PM, Pratyush Anand wrote:
> Fedora dracut-044-75 release has all the component needed to support initrd
> rebuild in case of watchdog state change. Therefore sending these patches
> for inclusion in kexec-tools.
> Please note that these patches should only be added in those fedora
> versions which has dracut version dracut-044-75 or latter. Anyway, we
> already have dependency specified in spec file as well.
> Most of the rebuild test cases have been mentioned in the commit log of
> Other than that, I have also tested effect of adding either "-o watchdog"
> or "-a watchdog" or none of them. They have been found to behave as
> expected. So, when we pass -o watchdog in dracut_args, it does not include
> kernel watchdog module whether state is active or inactive. In all other
> cases, it adds kernel module only when state is active. I have also
> verified that dracut watchdog module is not added when we do not have at
> least one active watchdog device.
> Changes since V5:
> - fixes watchdog module removal in case more than one device
> Changes since V4:
> - When a watchdog was active previously but now watchdog kernel module
> does not exists then rebuild initrd
> - When there is not any active watchdog device then do not add "-a
> - Updated howto file accordingly.
> Changes since V3:
> - Now we only look for "-o watchdog" in dracut_args. If it is not passed
> then we add "-a watchdog" in dracut_args by default.
> - Notes in howto modified accordingly
> Changes since V2:
> - Removed NOWDT argument. Using dracut_args instead.
> - Removed man page update. Included notes in howto
> - Reorganized mkdumprd code for watchdog dracut argument addition
> Changes since V1:
> - Removed patch 4/5 which was updating kdumpctl man page.
> - Added all necessary information in kdump.conf man page (patch 2/4).
> Pratyush Anand (5):
> mkdumprd: Add dracut watchdog module as default option
> kdumpctl: force rebuild in case of watchdog state change
> howto: Notes on watchdog module handling
> watchdog: do not add watchdog module in rd.driver.pre now
> spec: Update to add dependency on dracut version >= 044-75
> dracut-module-setup.sh | 9 ---------
> kdump-lib.sh | 24 ++++++++++++++++++++++++
> kdumpctl | 40 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> kexec-kdump-howto.txt | 14 ++++++++++++++
> kexec-tools.spec | 3 ++-
> mkdumprd | 20 +++++++++++++++++++-
> 6 files changed, 99 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)