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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH] Xen Guest Kexec

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Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH] Xen Guest Kexec
From: Mark Williamson <mark.williamson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2006 11:36:36 +0000
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> I have been looking into various crash-dump options, and with that in
> mind, exploring kexec for Dom0. I'm wondering if the patch above is
> still the latest, and if this is still the prefered approach
> for kexec in Dom0.

My patch was out-of-tree so it's rotted.  I've been waiting for various other 
things to get sorted before it's worth updating it again (updating to a 
kernel that actually has the kexec system call, one or two other patches).

The patch wouldn't allow kexec for dom0 anyhow.  Enabling kdump for dom0 would 
be useful.  I think there was somebody considering looking at this in the 


Dave: Just a question. What use is a unicyle with no seat?  And no pedals!
Mark: To answer a question with a question: What use is a skateboard?
Dave: Skateboards have wheels.
Mark: My wheel has a wheel!

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