LKCD does not support dump devices with minor device number greater than 255

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10


The Linux Kernel Crash Dump (LKCD) doesnot support dump devices with a minor device number greater than 255. The high order bits of minor number were lost. This resulted in lkcd trying to dump to a wrong device.


This bug has been fixed and released in December, 2006 in kernel

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  • Document ID:3518127
  • Creation Date: 25-Oct-2006
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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