kexec won't --load-panic a 2.6.22 relocatable kernel?

Simon Horman horms at
Fri Mar 21 01:32:36 EDT 2008

On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 02:05:46AM -0400, Mike Snitzer wrote:
> I'm building a x86_64 2.6.22 kernel with the following options set:
> If I try to load the kernel with the following I get:
> ./kexec --args-linux -p '--command-line=ro root=LABEL=/1 rhgb quiet
> irqpoll maxcpus=1' --initrd=/boot/initrd-
> /boot/vmlinuz-
> ./kexec: unrecognized option `--args-linux'
> kexec-tools-testing 20080318-rc released 18th March 2008
> Usage: kexec [OPTION]... [kernel]
> ...
> Cannot load /boot/vmlinuz-

Hi Mike,

that looks a lot like a problem with kexec-tools parsing command line
arguments to me. However I'm not having much luck reproducing it here.
I'll poke a bit more.

Did you get kexec-tools-testing 20080318-rc as a tarball from I just want to make sure we are looking at the same code.


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