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Import the netdump client code.

Description

Import the netdump client code.

This is a component of a system which lets the kernel dump core to
a remote host after a panic, rather than to a local storage device.
The server component is available in the ports tree. netdump is
particularly useful on diskless systems.

The netdump(4) man page contains some details describing the protocol.
Support for configuring netdump will be added to dumpon(8) in a future
commit. To use netdump, the kernel must have been compiled with the
NETDUMP option.

The initial revision of netdump was written by Darrell Anderson and
was integrated into Sandvine's OS, from which this version was derived.

Reviewed by: bdrewery, cem (earlier versions), julian, sbruno
MFC after: 1 month
X-MFC note: use a spare field in struct ifnet
Sponsored by: Dell EMC Isilon
Differential Revision: https://reviews.freebsd.org/D15253

Details

Committed
markjMay 6 2018, 12:38 AM
Reviewer
bdrewery
Differential Revision
D15253: Add the core netdump client code.
Parents
rS333282: Refactor some of the MI kernel dump code in preparation for netdump.
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