Re: [Fastboot] Re: [announce] kexec for linux 2.6.6
From: Andrew Morton
Date: Wed May 12 2004 - 18:16:52 EST
David Mosberger <davidm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>>>> On Wed, 12 May 2004 15:28:15 -0700, Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxx> said:
> >> ia64 does have VDSO (and has had it for some time).
> >> I quite like Uli's idea.
> Andrew> Is anyone doing VDSO development for x86? I don't recall
> Andrew> seeing anything.
> It's already there?
But it needs work for the kexec requirement. If that work is purely the
addition of the kexec entry point then OK, that can be part of the kexec
But if we need additional infrastructure to "add new syscalls via VDSO" then
this should be in the base kernel, even if it's empty, yes?
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