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Re: [Xen-users] kexec into xen

To: Jakob Praher <jp@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] kexec into xen
From: Luciano Rocha <strange@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 18 May 2007 23:18:02 +0100
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On Fri, May 18, 2007 at 12:44:06PM +0200, Jakob Praher wrote:
> hi all,
> I have a question: Is it possible to kexec into a xen vmm from a non-xen
> kernel?

Yes, it's possible. I have a few systems booting via rembo that, when
requested, kexec xen + kernel + initrd.

I couldn't make kexec include any arguments to the new kernel, though,
so I appended a new file to the initrd with those (it's a cpio archive).
It could be limited to my hardware or a bug since corrected, but beware
of it.


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