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SubjectRe: [lkcd-devel] Re: What's left over.
Eric W. Biederman wrote:
[ Al's FS-based kexec interface ]

> For the record my opinion is there is extra code bloat but it is ok
> if it is built as kexecfs. Any other way of getting a magic file
> to work with seems currently insane.

Yes, such an interface change would only make sense if you couldn't
get the system call, or if there would actually be a useful way for
setting up kexec using "third party" programs. But it seems unlikely
to me that somebody could get all the magic right just by using dd.

- Werner

/ Werner Almesberger, Buenos Aires, Argentina /
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