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Re: kexec on kirkwood kernels?


On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 10:00:24PM -0500, Eric Cooper wrote:
> Has anyone successfully used kexec to boot one kirkwood kernel from
> another?  I've been trying to do it on a Seagate DockStar, but
> all I see is this:
>     # kexec -l --append="console=ttyS0,115200" zImage
>     # kexec -e
>     [   35.553632] Starting new kernel
>     Uncompressing Linux... done, booting the kernel.
> and then nothing.  I've tried with both 2.6.35 and 2.6.38-rc1 kernels.
> I've tried modifying the kernel image to set the machine ID
> explicitly, but that makes no difference.  I wonder if the boot
> parameters are being passed correctly, but I don't know how to check
> without any console output. I do have a JTAG setup, but so far I've
> only used it cookbook-fashion to re-flash the u-boot NAND partition.
> I'm hoping someone can help me avoid having to use gdb over JTAG to
> resolve this.  Thanks.
Try enabling DEBUG_LL and EARLY_PRINTK in the kernel to boot and pass 


as kernel parameter.

Best regards

Pengutronix e.K.                           | Uwe Kleine-König            |
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