@@ -379,6 +379,19 @@ config PHYP_DUMP
If unsure, say "N"
+ bool "Firmware-assisted dump"
+ depends on PPC64 && PPC_RTAS && CRASH_DUMP
+ A robust mechanism to get reliable kernel crash dump with
+ assistance from firmware. This approach does not use kexec,
+ instead firmware assists in booting the kdump kernel
+ while preserving memory contents. Firmware-assisted dump
+ is meant to be a kdump replacement offering robustness and
+ speed not possible without system firmware assistance.
+ If unsure, say "N"
bool "Enable reading PPCBUG NVRAM during boot" if PPLUS || LOPEC
default y if PPC_PREP