Does kexec support SMP on powerpc? E500 V2

wilbur.chan wilbur512 at
Fri Aug 28 01:56:44 EST 2009

There was a patch of kexec on SMP mips 64 , and I attempt to implement
kexec on SMP powerpc .

I found that ,  it was a little different with  mips when booting a
kernel. We know  that, every CPU jumped directly into kernel on

mips, but on powerpc , E500 SMP,  the 'master' CPU was in charge of
'slave'  CPUs , so 'slave' CPU  could do nothing

but to  wait for 'master'  to wake him up in Init function.

How to implement kexec on SMP powerpc?

Any suggestions would be appreciate


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