[PATCH 0/4] kexec-tools-for-ppc64

Eric W. Biederman ebiederm at xmission.com
Thu Sep 22 00:11:28 EST 2005

R Sharada <sharada at in.ibm.com> writes:

> Hello Eric / All,
> 	The patch set still needs some cleanups (specially the memory_ranges
> code which is a bit convoluted and longish in ppc64 right now). I plan to come
> back to it sometime and try a cleaner approach.
> 	Besides, there are the compat issues (building it 64-bit and 32-bit on
> ppc64) that I have to test out and clean up, if required.
> 	However, I thought it good to have some clean working version out for
> scrutiny whilst it gets cleaned up further. 
> 	We have started working on the kdump support for ppc64 and get them out,
> hopefully soon.

To a large extent as long as the code just touches the ppc64 support
I care a lot less about it because it won't break anyone else and
it might make the code useful.

My priority is till on merging the kdump patches but as that is generic
infrastructure I have to be very careful.


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