Getting the kexec on panic

Daniel Baluta daniel.baluta at
Thu Sep 6 14:48:43 EDT 2012

On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 12:43 PM, Lluís Batlle i Rossell
<viric at> wrote:
> Hello,
> while I can load immediately a kernel using kexec, when I set it for panic and
> crash with sysrq-c, the computer hangs.
> I'm using the nvidia X driver; can it be that it stops the panic handling from
> working? I don't understand why it would work with normal kexec though, if it
> were the case.


Did you setup a kernel for load on panic? Can you paste the output for
# cat /proc/cmdline ?


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