kexec question

WANG Cong xiyou.wangcong at
Wed Sep 14 03:39:19 EDT 2011

On Mon, 12 Sep 2011 10:50:33 -0700, Mark Maule wrote:

> Resending - did not include the kexec list in my prior email:
> I'm experimenting with kexec on x86_64.  I see ppc64 has the ability to
> reuse the initrd, which is something I would be very interested in using
> for x86_64.
> Is the reason it is not supported for x86_64 that no one has requested
> it, or are there other technical reasons for this?

What do you mean by "reuse the initrd"?

kexec on x86_64 is pretty mature, I don't know which feature
you are referring here.

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