[cgl_discussion] POC 6/5 Meeting Minutes

Mark Haverkamp markh at osdl.org
Thu Jun 5 14:42:00 PDT 2003

On Thu, 2003-06-05 at 14:26, Mika Kukkonen wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-06-05 at 10:02, Steven Dake wrote:
> (...)
> > 2.7 wishlist ARs
> Here is my first iteration of my AR's. Let me know if something is
> wrong/missing.
> > AR Mika to provide kexec text.

> netdump:
> =======
> Ref: http://lkcd.sourceforge.net/
> ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/rawhide/SRPMS/SRPMS/netdump-0.6.9-1.src.rpm
> Description:
>   For many reasons it is very important to know why a CGL node failed
>   (as a kind of "black box" feature). In a cluster environment it is
>   preferably to have that "black box" (i.e. the dump) done to a 
>   centralized place, which means dumping over LAN. For more details see:
>   http://lkcd.sourceforge.net/docs/lkcd_tutorial.pdf
>   http://www.redhat.com/support/wpapers/redhat/netdump/
> Notes:
>   LKCD-project seems to be in hibernation, at least latest updates on 
>   SourceForge are from October last year, when there was lot of
>   discussion about LKCD between Linus and LKCD developers. See for
>   example this thread:
>     http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=103608786700444&w=2

There seems to be some activity on the lkcd developers mailing list. 
Also, it looks like there are updates going into their CVS view.

>   RedHat has netdump in their distribution, and source is available,
>   but there is no Open Source project behind it.

Mark Haverkamp <markh at osdl.org>

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