Checkpoint/restart (was Re: [PATCH 0/4] - v2 - Object creation with a specified id)

Dave Hansen dave at
Thu Jul 10 12:06:34 PDT 2008

On Thu, 2008-07-10 at 11:55 -0700, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> > If we do checkpoint-as-a-coredump, then we need userspace to coordinate
> > a kernel-generated coredump with a user-generated (?) swapfile snapshot.
> > But I guess we figure that out later.
> Well it is a matter of which VMAs you dump.  For things that are file backed
> you need to dump them.

Are we talking about the VMA itself, or the memory backing the VMA?

-- Dave

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