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Re: kexec - not happening on mipsel?

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Subject: Re: kexec - not happening on mipsel?
From: Andrew Sharp <andy.sharp@onstor.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2007 18:41:20 -0700
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On Wed, 8 Aug 2007 17:08:46 -0700 Andrew Sharp <andy.sharp@onstor.com>
wrote:

> We could sure make use of kexec for quick reboots (it bloody takes
> forever for the PROM to set up ECC memory).  The config option is in
> Kconfig; I haven't checked the kernel source.  But the userspace
> package kexec-tools barfs on the mipsel arch in configure.

Answering my own question on this part at least, it didn't take long to
find this patch, so we'll see how that goes.

http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/kexec/2007-June/000214.html

> Is anybody using this on MIPS?  Do the kernel portions work for
> anyone?


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