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Re: patch like kexec for MIPS possible?

To: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
Subject: Re: patch like kexec for MIPS possible?
From: Stanislaw Skowronek <sskowron@ET.PUT.Poznan.PL>
Date: Sat, 5 Feb 2005 20:26:04 +0100 (MET)
In-reply-to: <20050205174150.GU28252@rembrandt.csv.ica.uni-stuttgart.de>
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> Frankly, I don't see what kexec is good for. Who else besides
> kernel developers would need to reboot a machine continuously?

Yeah. And, speaking from experience, it is often caused by the hardware
entering such an invalid state that requires a hard reset anyway.

Stanislaw Skowronek



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