kexec with vmware esx 3.0.2
zach at vmware.com
Fri Oct 3 17:48:41 EDT 2008
On Fri, 2008-10-03 at 14:40 -0700, Yinghai Lu wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 3, 2008 at 2:21 PM, Zachary Amsden <zach at vmware.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2008-10-03 at 14:08 -0700, Yinghai Lu wrote:
> >> anyone tried to use linux kernel to kexec vmware esx?
> > That would not be a recommended practice. It might work. It should not
> > be very useful.
> esx 3.0.2 relys on correct mps table,
> could boot linux with update_mptable or alloc_mptable, and then load
> vmware with kexec.
And end up running ESX on hardware where it is not supported and you
already have a buggy BIOS? Yeah, it might work, but it should not be
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