Re: [PATCH 0/5] kexec: minor fixups and enhancements

From: Dave Young
Date: Tue Aug 26 2014 - 03:41:15 EST

On 08/25/14 at 12:59pm, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 06:39:47PM +0000, Geoff Levand wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Here are a few minor fixups and enhancements for kexec support.
> >
> > Patch 3 and 4 that add preprocessor macros for the kimage list flags are
> > ones that I use in the arm64 kexec support I am working on, so it would
> > be nice for those to go in.
> >
> > Please consider.
> Hi Geoff,
> Does arm64 has secureboot? If yes, then it might make sense to
> enable the new syscall kexec_file_load() on arm64 instead of trying
> to make old syscall work first.

It will save efforts for efi support as well, for the in-kernel loader we do not
necessary to save the efi physical addresses or runtime ranges to sysfs and
passing them to 2nd kernel, we can just copy them in kernel.

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