In place kexec
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Thu Jul 29 23:38:28 EDT 2010
On 07/29/2010 12:55 PM, Randy Dunlap wrote:
>> And device_shutdown calls every drivers .shutdown method.
>> Things like this are always a driver problem.
> so is there a default .shutdown method for drivers that do not specify one?
> like the qla2xxx driver does not.
If it doesn't, even if bus mastering gets shut off at the core level,
there is a risk that is clobbers data when it turns it back on if the
initialization sequence is problematic.
H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.
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