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[Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH]: kexec: framework and i386 (Take VI)

On Sat, May 06, 2006 at 05:46:43PM +0900, Akio Takebe wrote:
> Hi, Horms
> Thank you for your reply.
> >On Wed, May 03, 2006 at 04:16:22PM +0900, Akio Takebe wrote:
> >> Hi, Simon and Magnus
> >> 
> >> I have one question.
> >> When Xen is panic, I seemed kexec is not called.
> >> Only when dom0 is panic, kexec is called.
> >
> >That is a good point.
> >
> >> But in the case of nmi=dom0, can we use kexec by pushing NMI button?
> >> Am I righit?
> >
> >Probably, I will have to investigate a little further.
> >Though, I'm not sure that I have ever seen an NMI button.
> >Are you thinking about the INIT button on some ia64 boxes?
> >That is a bit different to NMI on x86.
> I said about the NMI bottun on x86.
> Many x86 servers (not PC) have a NMI bottun 
> like many ia64 servers have a INIT bottun.

Ok thanks, I haven't seen such a machine.
I'll look into simulating it in software.

Horms                                           http://www.vergenet.net/~horms/

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