[PATCH using git format-patch -C] kexec: add generic support for elf kernel images

Michael Ellerman mpe at ellerman.id.au
Mon Jul 8 21:19:21 PDT 2019


Christophe Leroy <christophe.leroy at c-s.fr> writes:
> Hi Sven,
>
> Le 08/07/2019 à 12:06, Christophe Leroy a écrit :
>> From: Sven Schnelle <svens at stackframe.org>
>
> Please describe you patch.
>
> All the changes you are doing to the ppc64 version in order to make it 
> generic should be described.
>
> Those changes are also maybe worth splitting the patch in several parts, 
> either preparing the ppc64 for generic then moving to kernel/kexec_elf.c 
> or moving to kernel/kexec_elf.c without modifications, then modifying it 
> to make it generic.
>
> Note that your patch only applies on Linux 5.1, it doesn't apply on 
> powerpc/next.

Don't worry about that. By the time it's merged powerpc/next will
probably have moved on, and if not I can deal with any conflicts.

Using master or powerpc/merge as a base is fine.

cheers



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