On Wed, Jul 6, 2016 at 6:15 AM, Dave Young <dyoung(a)redhat.com> wrote:
On 07/05/16 at 11:41am, 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.
What if one use these patches for ealier version of dracut?
kdumpctl start will fail? Or just wdt does not work.
kdumpctl start will still work. Old dracut has no install_kernel()
function in watchdog module. So it will just not add driver for active
watchdog in kdump kernel.
> Pratyush Anand (5):
> kdumpctl: force rebuild in case of watchdog state change
> watchdog: Add nowdt argument in kdump.conf
> watchdog: do not add watchdog module in rd.driver.pre now
> Watchdog: Add notes for kdumpctl man page
> spec: Update to add dependency on dracut version >= 044-75
> dracut-module-setup.sh | 9 ---------
> kdump.conf | 4 ++++
> kdump.conf.5 | 5 +++++
> kdumpctl | 34 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
> kdumpctl.8 | 9 +++++++++
> kexec-tools.spec | 3 ++-
> mkdumprd | 8 +++++++-
> 7 files changed, 60 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)
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