Re: [Fastboot] Re: [announce] kexec for linux 2.6.6

From: Eric W. Biederman
Date: Thu May 13 2004 - 01:42:36 EST

Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxx> writes:

> ebiederm@xxxxxxxxxxxx (Eric W. Biederman) wrote:
> >
> > So if kexec could actually get a reserved system call number that
> > would be the best solution I have seen in this thread.
> I have no problem with that - it's a major feature, vendors will, I assume,
> ship it so it's worth blowing the four bytes to pin the ABI down for
> everyone.
> > Andrew how close are we to a point where we can look at kexec inclusion?
> Well it's not exactly head-of-queue. Do any vendors actually intend to
> ship it?

I know of a few products kexec is embedded in already. As for the
general purpose distro's I don't know.

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