[PATCH] kdump: Accessing dump file in linear raw format (/dev/oldmem)
Vivek Goyal [Sat, 25 Jun 2005 21:58:23 +0000 (14:58 -0700)]
      Hariprasad Nellitheertha <hari@in.ibm.com>

This patch contains the code that enables us to access the previous kernel's
memory as /dev/oldmem.

Signed-off-by: Eric Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>

Documentation/devices.txt
drivers/char/mem.c

index bb67cf2..0f51517 100644 (file)
@@ -94,6 +94,7 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
                  9 = /dev/urandom      Faster, less secure random number gen.
                 10 = /dev/aio          Asyncronous I/O notification interface
                 11 = /dev/kmsg         Writes to this come out as printk's
+                12 = /dev/oldmem       Access to crash dump from kexec kernel
   1 block      RAM disk
                  0 = /dev/ram0         First RAM disk
                  1 = /dev/ram1         Second RAM disk
index e3085b2..01b3c17 100644 (file)
@@ -23,6 +23,8 @@
 #include <linux/devfs_fs_kernel.h>
 #include <linux/ptrace.h>
 #include <linux/device.h>
+#include <linux/highmem.h>
+#include <linux/crash_dump.h>
 #include <linux/backing-dev.h>
 
 #include <asm/uaccess.h>
@@ -273,6 +275,62 @@ static int mmap_kmem(struct file * file, struct vm_area_struct * vma)
        return mmap_mem(file, vma);
 }
 
+#ifdef CONFIG_CRASH_DUMP
+/*
+ * Read memory corresponding to the old kernel.
+ * If we are reading from the reserved section, which is
+ * actually used by the current kernel, we just return zeroes.
+ * Or if we are reading from the first 640k, we return from the
+ * backed up area.
+ */
+static ssize_t read_oldmem(struct file * file, char * buf,
+                               size_t count, loff_t *ppos)
+{
+       unsigned long pfn;
+       unsigned backup_start, backup_end, relocate_start;
+       size_t read=0, csize;
+
+       backup_start = CRASH_BACKUP_BASE / PAGE_SIZE;
+       backup_end = backup_start + (CRASH_BACKUP_SIZE / PAGE_SIZE);
+       relocate_start = (CRASH_BACKUP_BASE + CRASH_BACKUP_SIZE) / PAGE_SIZE;
+
+       while(count) {
+               pfn = *ppos / PAGE_SIZE;
+
+               csize = (count > PAGE_SIZE) ? PAGE_SIZE : count;
+
+               /* Perform translation (see comment above) */
+               if ((pfn >= backup_start) && (pfn < backup_end)) {
+                       if (clear_user(buf, csize)) {
+                               read = -EFAULT;
+                               goto done;
+                       }
+
+                       goto copy_done;
+               } else if (pfn < (CRASH_RELOCATE_SIZE / PAGE_SIZE))
+                       pfn += relocate_start;
+
+               if (pfn > saved_max_pfn) {
+                       read = 0;
+                       goto done;
+               }
+
+               if (copy_oldmem_page(pfn, buf, csize, 1)) {
+                       read = -EFAULT;
+                       goto done;
+               }
+
+copy_done:
+               buf += csize;
+               *ppos += csize;
+               read += csize;
+               count -= csize;
+       }
+done:
+       return read;
+}
+#endif
+
 extern long vread(char *buf, char *addr, unsigned long count);
 extern long vwrite(char *buf, char *addr, unsigned long count);
 
@@ -721,6 +779,7 @@ static int open_port(struct inode * inode, struct file * filp)
 #define read_full       read_zero
 #define open_mem       open_port
 #define open_kmem      open_mem
+#define open_oldmem    open_mem
 
 static struct file_operations mem_fops = {
        .llseek         = memory_lseek,
@@ -770,6 +829,13 @@ static struct file_operations full_fops = {
        .write          = write_full,
 };
 
+#ifdef CONFIG_CRASH_DUMP
+static struct file_operations oldmem_fops = {
+       .read   = read_oldmem,
+       .open   = open_oldmem,
+};
+#endif
+
 static ssize_t kmsg_write(struct file * file, const char __user * buf,
                          size_t count, loff_t *ppos)
 {
@@ -825,6 +891,11 @@ static int memory_open(struct inode * inode, struct file * filp)
                case 11:
                        filp->f_op = &kmsg_fops;
                        break;
+#ifdef CONFIG_CRASH_DUMP
+               case 12:
+                       filp->f_op = &oldmem_fops;
+                       break;
+#endif
                default:
                        return -ENXIO;
        }
@@ -854,6 +925,9 @@ static const struct {
        {8, "random",  S_IRUGO | S_IWUSR,           &random_fops},
        {9, "urandom", S_IRUGO | S_IWUSR,           &urandom_fops},
        {11,"kmsg",    S_IRUGO | S_IWUSR,           &kmsg_fops},
+#ifdef CONFIG_CRASH_DUMP
+       {12,"oldmem",    S_IRUSR | S_IWUSR | S_IRGRP, &oldmem_fops},
+#endif
 };
 
 static struct class *mem_class;