kexec-arm.patch? Re: Question about kernel level hacking

Arthur Marsh arthur.marsh at
Tue Jan 16 10:36:25 CET 2007

Robert Michel wrote, On 13/01/07 04:01:
> Salve Alessandro!
> On Fri, 12 Jan 2007, Alessandro Iurlano wrote:
>> As I am mainly a low level programmer I will probably try to put my hands on
>> the Neo at kernel level like customizing
>> the linux kernel with patches or even try to program the Neo with my own
>> kernel.
> :)))
>> I think that the openess of the platform will allow me that. Is it right?
>> Is there a way to recover a mistake at this level (that is, the boot loader
>> doesn't work any more)?
> Do you know the kexec kernel patch?
> Only the first booted kernel need this patch and
> can load any other kernel into the RAM and switch
> to the second without reboot. *G*
> Maybe not the best links - just some quick found links

This contains an error.

It has:

kexec -l /boot/bzImage -append="root=/dev/hda1"

instead of

kexec -l /boot/bzImage --append="root=/dev/hda1"

Note the 2 dashes before append.

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