In place kexec

Eric W. Biederman ebiederm at
Wed Jul 28 18:02:19 EDT 2010

"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa at> writes:

> We are getting a claim that the qla driver corrupts memory after a
> kexec, apparently due to a DMA engine left running in the before-kernel.
> For an in-place kexec (as opposed to a crash dump kexec, where we switch
> into dedicated memory), what shutdown paths get executed?

It is the normal reboot path, so the device shutdown method gets


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