[PATCH]kdump: pass noefi and acpi_rsdp= to 2nd kernel

Khalid Aziz khalid.aziz at hp.com
Fri Sep 7 10:32:33 EDT 2012

On Thu, 2012-09-06 at 16:24 -0400, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 05, 2012 at 05:09:29PM -0600, Khalid Aziz wrote:
> [..]
> > More work will be needed to make this work, for example pass the
> > EFI runtime service memory map from one kernel to the next so we
> > keep it mapped in exact same spot, and other similar mapping issues.
> Hi Khalid,
> This sounds like significant amount of work. So till this work really
> gets merged, noefi is not a bad option. Atleast it will allow us
> to capture dump. And once a generic fix is in, one can remove it and
> build more fancy features which make use of EFI services in second
> kernel?

Hi Vivek,

You are right, it indeed is significant amount of work. I agree noefi is
a reasonable option until EFI is fully working with kexec. As long as
noefi is not seen as long term solution, it makes perfect sense.

Khalid Aziz <khalid.aziz at hp.com>

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