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Re: [Xen-devel] kexec regression between 3.1.0 and 3.1.3 ?

To: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] kexec regression between 3.1.0 and 3.1.3 ?
From: Simon Horman <horms@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2008 11:56:10 +1000
Cc: xen-devel <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Ward Vandewege <ward@xxxxxxx>
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On Fri, Aug 08, 2008 at 09:06:50AM +0100, Keir Fraser wrote:
> On 8/8/08 01:29, "Ward Vandewege" <ward@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>> Any suggestions?
> >> 
> >> Try adding no-real-mode to Xen's command line.
> > 
> > Thank you! That fixes it for 3.1.3 and up (tested 3.1.3, 3.1.4 and 3.2.1).
> It'd be nice to have kexec add that flag by default for Xen, or steal a new
> multiboot flag to mean the same thing, as this trips people up frequently I
> expect. Oh well, hopefully knowledge of this trick will spread.

How robust is adding no-real-mode to the command line of the second
kernel?  It probably makes sense just to have kexec add it by default.
But I am a bit reluctant to do so if it isn't always wanted.

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