Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v3 00/11] xen: Initial kexec/kdumpimplementation
From: Jan Beulich
Date: Fri Jan 04 2013 - 09:40:18 EST
>>> On 04.01.13 at 15:22, Daniel Kiper <daniel.kiper@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 02, 2013 at 11:26:43AM +0000, Andrew Cooper wrote:
>> /sbin/kexec can load the "Xen" crash kernel itself by issuing
>> hypercalls using /dev/xen/privcmd. This would remove the need for
>> the dom0 kernel to distinguish between loading a crash kernel for
>> itself and loading a kernel for Xen.
>> Or is this just a silly idea complicating the matter?
> This is impossible with current Xen kexec/kdump interface.
> It should be changed to do that. However, I suppose that
> Xen community would not be interested in such changes.
And again - why?
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