kexec --real-mode

Jamey Sharp jamey at
Tue Apr 22 19:44:55 EDT 2008

On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 6:16 AM, Bernhard Walle <bwalle at> wrote:
> did anybody try the --real-mode option with current release? I tried
> it on two machines, and on one machine it just reboots, on the other
> machine it hangs.

I think you're experiencing a bug that I just proposed a patch for. :-)
You can confirm that: try adding the "--debug" option to your kexec
call. If that works correctly, then I think you'll find that the patch
in "[PATCH 2/9] Fix copy-paste bug: entry16 does not start at
entry16_debug" will solve your problem. That's archived here:


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