[PATCH v6 09/10] arm64: enable KEXEC_FILE config

AKASHI Takahiro takahiro.akashi at linaro.org
Mon Oct 23 23:23:53 PDT 2017

Modify arm64/Kconfig and Makefile to enable kexec_file_load support.

Signed-off-by: AKASHI Takahiro <takahiro.akashi at linaro.org>
Cc: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas at arm.com>
Cc: Will Deacon <will.deacon at arm.com>
 arch/arm64/Kconfig | 22 ++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 22 insertions(+)

diff --git a/arch/arm64/Kconfig b/arch/arm64/Kconfig
index 0df64a6a56d4..e37be8a59a88 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/arm64/Kconfig
@@ -757,6 +757,28 @@ config KEXEC
 	  but it is independent of the system firmware.   And like a reboot
 	  you can start any kernel with it, not just Linux.
+config KEXEC_FILE
+	bool "kexec file based system call"
+	select KEXEC_CORE
+	select BUILD_BIN2C
+	---help---
+	  This is new version of kexec system call. This system call is
+	  file based and takes file descriptors as system call argument
+	  for kernel and initramfs as opposed to list of segments as
+	  accepted by previous system call.
+	  In addition to this option, you need to enable a specific type
+	  of image support.
+	bool "Verify kernel signature during kexec_file_load() syscall"
+	depends on KEXEC_FILE
+	---help---
+	  Select this option to verify a signature with loaded kernel
+	  image. If configured, any attempt of loading a image without
+	  valid signature will fail.
 config CRASH_DUMP
 	bool "Build kdump crash kernel"

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