Bootloaders with early kdump support?

Nathan D Miller nathanm2 at
Thu Aug 18 18:21:30 EDT 2011


Vivek made the following statement a few months ago:

> On a side note, few months back there were folks who were trying
> to enhance bootloaders to be able to prepare basic environment so
> that a kdump kernel can boot even in the event of early first
> kernel boot.

Any idea which bootloaders?  Which folks?

I'm curious how one would go about implementing such a thing.  What
parameters would the bootloader need to supply to the kernel?

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