Kexec support for PS3 (ppc64)

Rajasekaran Periyasamy rajasekaran.periyasamy at
Thu Mar 6 05:58:32 EST 2008

Hi All,
Is KEXEC fully support ppc64 platform? 

I am working on Kdump for ppc64 (PS3) platform, running 2.6.23 kernel
built with KEXEC support. But when I try to boot kernel with
"crashkernel=128M at 32M", the kernel is not booting up. 
I put some printk's in the function early_parse_crashk() (in
arch/powerpc/kernel/machine_kexec.c), but no output. 

Can somebody help me to fix up the problem?

Best regards,
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