[ANNOUNCE] kexec-tools v2.0.14 preparation

Dave Young dyoung at redhat.com
Wed Dec 7 01:47:17 PST 2016

On 12/02/16 at 09:24am, Simon Horman wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am planning to release kexec-tools v2.0.14 around the time that
> the v4.9 kernel is released.
> I would like to ask interested parties to send any patches they would like
> included in v2.0.14 within one week so that I can make an rc release.

Hi, Simon

I saw a kexec -p load error, below patch fixes it, I have no time
today, will check the details, do more test and send it out tomorrow.


 kexec/arch/i386/crashdump-x86.c |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

--- kexec-tools.orig/kexec/arch/i386/crashdump-x86.c
+++ kexec-tools/kexec/arch/i386/crashdump-x86.c
@@ -205,7 +205,7 @@ static int get_kernel_vaddr_and_size(str
 			unsigned long long size;
 			/* Look for kernel text mapping header. */
-			if (saddr < stext_sym && eaddr > stext_sym) {
+			if (saddr <= stext_sym && eaddr > stext_sym) {
 				saddr = _ALIGN_DOWN(saddr, X86_64_KERN_VADDR_ALIGN);
 				elf_info->kern_vaddr_start = saddr;
 				size = eaddr - saddr;

> For reference the patches queued up since v2.0.13 are as follows:
> 0a7fba8b1453 purgatory: Change default sha256 optimization to -O2
> ec271d6c2988 arm64: Add support of R_AARCH64_PREL32 relocation in purgatory
> c743758d77b8 arm64: Add support for additional relocations in the kexec purgatory code
> e345e27417db arm64: Add missing kexec dist files
> 402cf1427293 arm64: Cleanup kexec Makefile
> 16fd64af363b kexec/fs2dt: Check for NULL pointer in dt_copy_old_root_param()
> 6e8804f9ca67 multiboot: Use the "reserved" type for non-ram zones
> 53634c3e9a0c multiboot: Fix length computation for the memory zones
> 97b6f5f78d95 kexec elf: Sanity check on the note header before accessing it
> 1574ff1aae4f arm: include phys_to_virt.h and iomem.h in distribution
> 29086f45a45f kexec: socket not released when error situation occur.
> 9fd57cad8a0f kexec: fix mem_regions_sort()
> 9f62cbddddfc kexec/arch/i386: Add support for KASLR memory randomization
> abdfe97736f8 arm64: Add support for binary image files
> 522df5f7217f arm64: Add arm64 kexec support
> 217bcc00c930 kexec: Add common device tree routines
> f7a0ff52e04d kexec-tools 2.0.13.git
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