Hello bugproxy, or anyone else affected, Accepted makedumpfile into xenial-proposed. The package will build now and be available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/makedumpfile/1:1.6.3-2~16.04.2 in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.
Please help us by testing this new package. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation on how to enable and use -proposed. Your feedback will aid us getting this update out to other Ubuntu users. If this package fixes the bug for you, please add a comment to this bug, mentioning the version of the package you tested and change the tag from verification-needed-xenial to verification-done-xenial. If it does not fix the bug for you, please add a comment stating that, and change the tag to verification-failed-xenial. In either case, without details of your testing we will not be able to proceed. Further information regarding the verification process can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/PerformingSRUVerification . Thank you in advance for helping! N.B. The updated package will be released to -updates after the bug(s) fixed by this package have been verified and the package has been in -proposed for a minimum of 7 days. ** Changed in: makedumpfile (Ubuntu Xenial) Status: In Progress => Fix Committed ** Tags removed: verification-done ** Tags added: verification-needed verification-needed-xenial -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to makedumpfile in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1655280 Title: ISST-LTE:pVM:roselp4:ubuntu 16.04: cp: error reading '/proc/vmcore': Bad address when trying to dump vmcore Status in The Ubuntu-power-systems project: Incomplete Status in linux package in Ubuntu: Invalid Status in makedumpfile package in Ubuntu: Fix Released Status in linux source package in Xenial: Invalid Status in makedumpfile source package in Xenial: Fix Committed Status in linux source package in Bionic: Invalid Status in makedumpfile source package in Bionic: Fix Released Status in linux source package in Cosmic: Invalid Status in makedumpfile source package in Cosmic: Fix Released Status in linux source package in Disco: Invalid Status in makedumpfile source package in Disco: Fix Released Bug description: [Impact] After a DLPAR memory/CPU add/remove operation, kdump tools need to be restarted or else kdump tools will fail to capture the crash. [Test] == Comment: #0 - Ping Tian Han <pt...@cn.ibm.com> - 2017-01-09 02:51:00 == ---Problem Description--- Vmcore cannot be saved when triggering bug 150353 on roselp4: Copying data : [ 2.0 %] \/usr/sbin/kdump-config: line 591: 5502 Bus error makedumpfile $MAKEDUMP_ARGS $vmcore_file $KDUMP_CORETEMP [ 512.833872] kdump-tools: * kdump-tools: makedumpfile failed, falling back to 'cp' [ 573.595449] kdump-tools: cp: error reading '/proc/vmcore': Bad address [ 573.605717] kdump-tools: * kdump-tools: failed to save vmcore in /var/crash/201701090223 [ 573.765417] kdump-tools: * running makedumpfile --dump-dmesg /proc/vmcore /var/crash/201701090223/dmesg.201701090223 [ 574.285506] kdump-tools: The kernel version is not supported. [ 574.285672] kdump-tools: The makedumpfile operation may be incomplete. [ 574.285767] kdump-tools: The dmesg log is saved to /var/crash/201701090223/dmesg.201701090223. [ 574.305422] kdump-tools: makedumpfile Completed. [ 574.315363] kdump-tools: * kdump-tools: saved dmesg content in /var/crash/201701090223 [ 574.615688] kdump-tools: Mon, 09 Jan 2017 02:24:26 -0600 [ 574.705384] kdump-tools: Rebooting. Stopping ifup for ib0... [ OK ] Stopped ifup for ib0. [ 1008.579897] reboot: Restarting system Contact Information = Ping Tian Han/pt...@cn.ibm.com Carrie Mitsuyoshi/carri...@us.ibm.com ---uname output--- Linux roselp4 4.8.0-34-generic #36~16.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Dec 21 18:53:20 UTC 2016 ppc64le ppc64le ppc64le GNU/Linux Machine Type = lpar ---Debugger--- A debugger is not configured ---Steps to Reproduce--- 1. config kdump on roselp4 2. try to trigger bug 150353 *Additional Instructions for Ping Tian Han/pt...@cn.ibm.com Carrie Mitsuyoshi/carri...@us.ibm.com: -Post a private note with access information to the machine that the bug is occuring on. == Comment: #3 - Brahadambal Srinivasan <brsri...@in.ibm.com> - 2017-01-10 02:42:25 == root@roselp4:~# cat /proc/cmdline BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinux-4.8.0-34-generic root=UUID=0bcf3431-df8b-499c-9a13-33070f242e0c ro splash quiet crashkernel=384M-:512M root@roselp4:~# dmesg | grep Reser [ 0.000000] Reserving 512MB of memory at 128MB for crashkernel (System RAM: 21760MB) [Regression Potential] The fix applies to makedumpfile, and could impact dump capture. To manage notifications about this bug go to: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu-power-systems/+bug/1655280/+subscriptions -- Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~kernel-packages Post to : firstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~kernel-packages More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp