Kexec support for PS3 (ppc64)

Geoff Levand geoffrey.levand at
Thu Mar 6 16:33:50 EST 2008

Rajasekaran Periyasamy wrote:
> 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,
> Rajasekaran 
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Sorry, I'm afraid to give you an answer with this thing you have
here.  Could you re-post without it please.


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