kexec refuses to boot latest -mm

H. Peter Anvin hpa at
Mon Jan 7 12:58:39 EST 2008

Dhaval Giani wrote:
>> Could you give more details of your setup?  I'm trying to figure out 
>> exactly what it is in kexec that goes goofy, but there seems to be an 
>> enormous number of codepaths, all different, depending on things like which 
>> kind of kernel.  The more closely I can replicate your failure, the quicker 
>> I should be able to locate the problem.
> (Anything else you need, please let me know!)

- Is your pre- and post-kexec kernels the same kernel?
- What format are you using for the post-kexec kernel?
- Exact kexec command line?
- Exact boot configuration for the pre-kexec kernel?

If you can send me the images that would be extra helpful.



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