Kexec on ARM -- Latest Status

WANG Cong xiyou.wangcong at
Fri Mar 25 02:26:02 EDT 2011

On Mon, 21 Mar 2011 06:56:21 -0700, ZAKIR AHMED wrote:

> Hi,
> I just want to know if there is a doc OR a patch that describes that
> changes that has to be done for having kexec and kdump for my kernel. I
> am using ARM 11mpcore and linux-2.6.33
> It would be of help if somebody could let me know whether ARM kernel
> could be made relocatable so that it could be used as the second kernel
> (dump kernel). Any pointers on this could be helpful?

ARM doesn't have CONFIG_RELOCATABLE, so probably it doesn't
support relocating. You'd better to check this with ARM kernel developers.


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