ARM64 kexec/kdump timeline

Arnd Bergmann arnd at
Wed May 27 09:39:39 PDT 2015

On Tuesday 26 May 2015 22:08:40 Timur Tabi wrote:
> On 05/21/2015 03:15 PM, Geoff Levand wrote:
> > I feel kexec was ready to merge nine months ago.  Users have only sent
> > private e-mails like yourself, so there has been no public inquiries,
> > and so, the arm64 maintainers think kexec is not of interest to users.
> Does kexec on ARM64 support ACPI?  In some of our initial tests, it 
> appears that the kexec'd kernel won't boot because it's expecting a 
> device tree, and we don't have one.

ACPI support has just been merged and is still experimental. You
should be able to boot your system by passing a DT blob at the
initial boot that matches your hardware. Can you try if that
makes kexec work?


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