kexec: proc/device-tree/chosen/linux,kernel-end: No such file or directory

Michael Ellerman michael at
Wed Apr 1 10:52:51 EST 2009

On Tue, 2009-03-31 at 18:25 +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> With today's kernel, I can no longer kexec any kernel on PS3:
> | /proc/device-tree/chosen/linux,kernel-end: No such file or directory
> | Could not get memory layout
> Today's bad version: 15f7176eb1cccec0a332541285ee752b935c1c85
> Yesterday's good version: 0d34fb8e93ceba7b6dad0062dbb4a0813bacd75b
> Before I start bisecting (tomorrow or the day thereafter), anyone with an idea?

Hmm, not really.

Looking at the code the only obvious way you could end up without that
property is if you didn't have a /chosen?


Michael Ellerman
OzLabs, IBM Australia Development Lab

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we borrow it from our children. - S.M.A.R.T Person
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