bzip2-compressed bzimage support?

Joey Korkames joey at
Tue Jan 19 23:40:11 EST 2010

Does kexec-tools support bzip2-compressed bzImages? I'm trying the latest 
git master against this kernel....

...but am having no success. I'm assuming that it must be because the 
kernel-section is bzip2 compressed because gzip/lzma seems to be explicitly 
supported in the master branch's commits.

xen2:~# kexec --load --type=bzImage --initrd=/boot/debian/initrd.img-2.6.32-trunk-amd64 --command-line="root=/dev/mapper/mirror_dsksAB-OS_disk console=tty0" /boot/debian/vmlinuz-2.6.32-trunk-amd64
kexec_load failed: Function not implemented
entry       = 0x7fff5640 flags = 0
nr_segments = 4
segment[0].buf   = 0x1f77a30
segment[0].bufsz = 3874
segment[0].mem   = 0x3000
segment[0].memsz = 4000
segment[1].buf   = 0x7f28267dc810
segment[1].bufsz = 239800
segment[1].mem   = 0x1000000
segment[1].memsz = 23a000
segment[2].buf   = 0x7f2825f93010
segment[2].bufsz = 8456ab
segment[2].mem   = 0x7f7ae000
segment[2].memsz = 846000
segment[3].buf   = 0x1f6f910
segment[3].bufsz = 80e0
segment[3].mem   = 0x7fff5000
segment[3].memsz = a000

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