kexec fail on ia64 platform

Simon Horman horms at
Wed Jun 9 20:27:04 EDT 2010

On Wed, Jun 09, 2010 at 02:33:14PM +0800, 周雄 wrote:
> hello everyone,
>            sorry to bother you. I have a problem with kexec tools. when i
> use it on a ia64 machine, it does't work.
>            situation 1 : after executing "kexec -l ***" and "kexec -e" ,
> many "cpu # is now offline" printed out, then the system lose response.
>            situation 2 (mostly): after many "cpu # is now offline" printed
> out, some warn info printed out , and then a call trace..  system lose
> response...    warn info is : Unexpected irq vector 0x44 on cpu 11! .. ..
> call trace has info like : fixup_irqs , take_cpu_down, etc..
>            Is there something wrong with my current kernel ? but it is an
> usual Does kexec support IA64 fully?
>            Thanks alot. bow. :)


2.6.28 should be new enough, but is it possible to check
using a more recent kernel (e.g. 2.6.34) and the latest kexec-tools

If the problem persists, then a copy of the stack trace would be useful.
I usually collect these by using a serial console.


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