[PATCH v2 5/7] Add support for ramdisk on ppc32 for uImage-ppc and Elf-ppc

Matthew McClintock msm at freescale.com
Fri Jul 30 02:03:54 EST 2010

On Jul 29, 2010, at 3:33 AM, Simon Horman wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 03:14:58PM -0500, Matthew McClintock wrote:
>> This fixes --reuseinitrd and --ramdisk option for ppc32 on
>> uImage-ppc and Elf. It works for normal kexec as well as for
>> kdump.
>> When using --reuseinitrd you need to specifify retain_initrd
>> on the command line. Also, if you are doing kdump you need to make
>> sure your initrd lives in the crashdump region otherwise the
>> kdump kernel will not be able to access it. The --ramdisk option
>> should always work.
> Thanks, I have applied this change.
> I had to do a minor merge on the Makefile,
> could you verify that the result is correct?

Tested and looks good.


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