Linux kernel crash dumps for ARM

Russell King rmk+lkml at
Tue Jan 5 14:00:47 EST 2010

On Tue, Jan 05, 2010 at 08:16:28PM +1100, Simon Horman wrote:
> To add to this, my understanding is that kexec support varies across
> different ARM platforms - that is to say, it works on some and fails on
> others. While this seems to be slowly improving, I'm also aware of any list
> of what is supported and what isn't.

I'm unaware of that; the only area of weakness with kexec that I'm
aware of is when the ARMv7 processor support didn't implement the
necessary code to bring the caches/mmu/tlbs into a safe state for
software-reboot, which is also what's required by kexec.

Russell King
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