[PATCH 4/5] kexec: fallback to KEXEC_LOAD when KEXEC_FILE_LOAD is not supported.
msuchanek at suse.de
Tue Mar 13 13:43:54 PDT 2018
On Fri, 2 Mar 2018 13:44:58 +0100
Simon Horman <horms at verge.net.au> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 01:00:37PM +0100, Michal Suchanek wrote:
> > Not all architectures implement KEXEC_FILE_LOAD. However, on some
> > archiectures KEXEC_FILE_LOAD is required when secure boot is
> > enabled in locked-down mode. Previously users had to select the
> > KEXEC_FILE_LOAD syscall with undocumented -s option. However, if
> > they did pass the option kexec would fail on architectures that do
> > not support it.
> > When no option is passed to select one syscall or the other try
> > KEXEC_FILE_LOAD and fall back to KEXEC_LOAD when not suported.
> Has there been a release of kexec-tools with things arranged they
> way they currently are?
$ git tag --contains
> Can we document this behaviour and the related undocumented options?
It's done in a followup patch.
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