On 09/01/17 at 12:37pm, Ziyue Yang wrote:
On Fri, Sep 1, 2017 at 11:08 AM, Dave Young <dyoung(a)redhat.com> wrote:
> On 08/25/17 at 03:34pm, Ziyue Yang wrote:
> > When dumping to ssh via local ipv6 address, the ssh parameter
> > in kdump.conf is supposed to have the form like
> > ssh user@fe80::cc1:8bff:fe90:b95f%eth0
> > where "%eth0" is an existing network interface supporting ipv6.
> > This commit adds documents about ssh target format in
> > kdump.conf and kdump.conf.5.
> > Signed-off-by: Ziyue Yang <ziyang(a)redhat.com>
> > ---
> > kdump.conf | 5 ++++-
> > kdump.conf.5 | 7 ++++++-
> > 2 files changed, 10 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> > diff --git a/kdump.conf b/kdump.conf
> > index 57af7b6..7f7566d 100644
> > --- a/kdump.conf
> > +++ b/kdump.conf
> > @@ -23,7 +23,10 @@
> > # ssh <user@server>
> > # - Will scp /proc/vmcore to
> > # supports DNS.
> > -# NOTE: make sure the user has write permissions on the
> > +# NOTE:
> > +# 1) Make sure the user has write permissions on the server.
> > +# 2) For link local ipv6 addresses, network interface name
> > +# needed, like user@fe80::1%eth0:/var/crash/.
> Isn't this standard, do we need explictly say it in documentation?
The ipv6 format in ssh is different from the one in nfs, like
Maybe there is a need? I'm not sure.
For anyone who want use them, not only for kdump, it should be a
convention, we do not need to tell people how to do it in kdump
> > #
> > # sshkey <path>
> > # - Will use the sshkey to do ssh dump.
> > diff --git a/kdump.conf.5 b/kdump.conf.5
> > index 11b1fad..720d55f 100644
> > --- a/kdump.conf.5
> > +++ b/kdump.conf.5
> > @@ -42,8 +42,13 @@ mount point.
> > .B ssh <user@server>
> > .RS
> > Will scp /proc/vmcore to <user@server>:<path>/%HOST-%DATE/,
> > -supports DNS. NOTE: make sure user has necessary write permissions on
> > +supports DNS.
> > +.PP
> > +Note 1: make sure user has necessary write permissions on
> > server and that a fqdn is used as the server name.
> > +.PP
> > +Note 2: for link local ipv6 addresses, network interface name is
> > +needed in server field, like user@fe80::1%eth0:/var/crash/.
> > .RE
> > .B sshkey <path>
> > --
> > 2.9.3
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