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Re: make-kpkg remove CONFIG_KEXEC=y

On Thu, Aug 06, 2009 at 02:08:38PM +0200, phi debian wrote:
> Hi,
> This is my very first post, hope I registred to the right list. If not
> accept my apologies, and I will unsuscribe.
> I got a fresh install on an itanium machine, latest debian
> 2.6.26-2.mckinley.
> I then pull the kernel source code i.e apt-get install kernel-packages
> fakeroot etc...
> then the src apt-get install linus-source-2.6.26
> I then do the make-kpkg clean ; make menuconfig.
> At this point I got no option to gen in KEXEC then only thing I could select
> is compile kernel with debug info (for KDUMP purpose later...)
> So I thought I could setup CONFIG_KEXEC=y in the .config file but when I do
> fakeroot make_kpkg --initrd kernel_image the CONFIG_EXEC=y is removed from
> my .config and then the generated kernel don't support kexec.
> How could I proceed, should I install an 'unstable' my netdist install
> didn't poposed choice I just do netboot then install what I guess is the
> latest.
> I need KEXEC as a first step, then I need to get KDUMP working.

You probably need to also enable cpu hotplug.

dann frazier

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