[PATCH v1 0/4] arm64 kexec-tools patches

AKASHI Takahiro takahiro.akashi at linaro.org
Tue Jul 26 22:57:52 PDT 2016


On Wed, Jul 27, 2016 at 08:05:27AM +0900, Simon Horman wrote:
> Hi Geoff.
> On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 11:28:13PM +0000, Geoff Levand wrote:
> > This series adds the core support for kexec re-boot on ARM64.
> > 
> > Linux kernel support for kexec reboot [1] has been merged to the ARM64
> > for-next/core branch with the expectation that it will be included in the v4.8
> > stable kernel release.
> > 
> > [1] http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/linux-arm-kernel/2016-June/438780.html
> There seems to have been quite a bit of discussion of this patchset.

This patchset consists of Geoff's kexec support and my kdump support.
Since the former has already been queued in arm64 subtree's for-next
branch, it will go into v4.8.

So please note it is solely my kdump patches that is under reviews now
as v23[1].

[1] http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/linux-arm-kernel/2016-July/445558.htmlk

-Takahiro AKASHI

> I am of a mind to release kexec-tools v2.0.12-rc1 (and thus v2.0.12)
> without these changes as the v4.7 kernel is already out and that
> is the timing I had in mind for kexec-tools v2.0.12 (the lateness on
> my shoulders).
> The implication is the arm64 patches would likely end up in the v2.0.13
> release of kexec-tools which I aim to release around the time of the v4.9
> kernel.

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