[PATCH] kexec: remove memory reserve patching for powerpc device tree

Michael Ellerman michael at ellerman.id.au
Thu Sep 21 11:59:04 EST 2006

On Thu, 2006-09-21 at 11:10 +1000, Michael Neuling wrote:
> This code no longer needed with Jimi's auto reserve of device tree blob
> kernel patch now in 2.6.18.    
> This patch will break Linux if you're kexecing to a kernel which doesn't
> have this patch (ie. earlier than 2.6.17).  Required kernel patch is
> this one:   
> http://git.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=4d1f3f25d9c303d1ce63b42cc94c54ac0ab2e950

Although it'd be nice to get rid of that code, I'm not sure we want to
go breaking this. This will mean RHEL5 and SLES10 users can't use
upstream kexec-tools :/


Michael Ellerman
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