[ANNOUNCE] kexec-tools 2.0.19

Simon Horman horms at verge.net.au
Mon Mar 4 05:43:30 PST 2019

Hi all,

I am happy to announce the release of kexec-tools 2.0.19.

This is a feature release coinciding with the release of v5.0
of the Linux Kernel.

This release can be downloaded from kernel.org:


It is also tagged it in git:


Thanks to everyone who has contributed to kexec.

Commits since v2.0.18:

72c1e1e591cf kexec-tools 2.0.19
0f9e081cf2d0 kexec-tools 2.0.19-rc1
f1f2f9edf8d4 arm64: wipe old initrd addresses when patching the DTB
c493af72ac79 purgatory: Use standalond CFLAGS
a98b4da4fd4f x86: Handle 64bit framebuffer memory address properly
002b608f3669 multiboot-x86: pass framebuffer information when requested
2880a35f38cd multiboot-x86: pass ACPI reserved memory information in memory map
8776bf88e50d multiboot-x86: support for non-elf kernels
b23d0f8cf049 arm64: add kexec_file_load support
64c49f27d880 arm64: Add support to read PHYS_OFFSET from 'kcore' - pt_note or pt_load (if available)
f4ce0706d957 util_lib: Add functionality to read elf notes
f56cbcf4c276 kexec/dt-ops.c: Fix '/chosen' v/s 'chosen' node being passed to fdt helper functions
5570b4244466 kexec/dt-ops.c: Fix adding '/chosen' node for cases where it is not available in dtb passed via --dtb option
9dcf363f509a kexec/kexec-arm64.c: Add error handling check against return value of 'set_bootargs()'
583dbd57f997 kexec/dt-ops.c: Fix check against 'fdt_add_subnode' return value
e5dfb3540219 kexec-tools 2.0.18.git

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