kexec on mips - anyone has it working?

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at
Tue May 27 04:51:01 EDT 2008

I'm trying to use kexec on a ASUS WL-500gP router (BCM47XX, little 
endian MIPS) with a kernel with some additional changes from 

Unfortunately, it doesn't work for me - when I load a new kernel and try 
to execute it, it just says "Bye" and the router is dead:

# kexec -l vmlinux
# kexec -e

I signalled the issue before in the past, with a kernel:

Ideas? Ways to debug it?

Tomasz Chmielewski

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