kexec kernel with embedded initrd?

Sven Anders anders at
Wed Dec 17 18:45:40 EST 2008


Sorry to bother you, just a short question, because I didn't find anything
in the documentation or mailing list and I want to know if it should work
before I try to find the error.

I want to boot a kernel (bzImage) with an embedded initrd (CPIO archive using

Can I simply load the kernel with kexec or do I have to extract the initrd
first and load them using the --initrd option?

If I have to extract them first, is there a tool for this?


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