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Re: Kexec on ARM? (Was Re: encrypted root fs on a slug and crypto-modules)


On Thu, 03 Apr 2008, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * Kapil Hari Paranjape <kapil@imsc.res.in> [2008-04-01 16:15]:
> > However, I note that there is supposed to be some support for
> > kexec on arm since 2.6.22 but it is not built-in for the Debian
> > kernels. Is the reason for this documented somewhere?
> There's no good reason it's disabled apart from the fact that there
> has been no demand for it yet.  Can you re-compile the Debian kernel
> with kexec (*) and tell me if it works.  If so, I'm happy to enable
> it.

I'll first see if kexec-tools can be compiled. This might take
less time than compiling the kernel. ;-)

Without kexec-tools the procedure I outlined wouldn't work anyway.



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