[ANNOUNCE] kexec-tools 2.0.7
horms at verge.net.au
Sun Jun 8 20:11:37 PDT 2014
On Mon, Jun 09, 2014 at 10:15:37AM +0800, Dave Young wrote:
> On 06/09/14 at 10:01am, Simon Horman wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I am happy to announce the release of kexec-tools 2.0.7.
> Thanks for the new release.
> FYI, the efi kernel patch has been merged into 3.15 kernel:
Great, thanks for letting me know.
> commit a3530e8fe980f756b823d451fe9243f26db95fa5
> Author: Dave Young <dyoung at redhat.com>
> Date: Fri May 30 11:20:10 2014 +0800
> x86/efi: Do not export efi runtime map in case old map
> For ioremapped efi memory aka old_map the virt addresses are not persistant
> across kexec reboot. kexec-tools will read the runtime maps from sysfs then
> pass them to 2nd kernel and assuming kexec efi boot is ok. This will cause
> kexec boot failure.
> To address this issue do not export runtime maps in case efi old_map so
> userspace can use no efi boot instead.
> Signed-off-by: Dave Young <dyoung at redhat.com>
> Acked-by: Borislav Petkov <bp at suse.de>
> Acked-by: Vivek Goyal <vgoyal at redhat.com>
> Signed-off-by: Matt Fleming <matt.fleming at intel.com>
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