[PATCH 3/3] powerpc/ppc64/kdump: better flag for running relocatable
paulus at samba.org
Wed Oct 22 23:32:18 EDT 2008
Milton Miller writes:
> Move the flag to 0x5c, 1 word before the secondary cpu entry point at
> 0x60. Use the copy at address 0 not the one in the base kernel image to
> make it easier on kexec-tools.
Why is it easier on kexec-tools? Doesn't kexec-tools know where it
put the kernel?
I'd much rather keep the flag inside the kdump kernel image, rather
than having kexec/kdump start using random fixed locations outside the
new kernel image.
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