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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ehea: add kexec support

On Tue, 2007-10-30 at 09:39 +0100, Christoph Raisch wrote:
> Michael Ellerman <> wrote on 28.10.2007 23:32:17:
> >
> >
> > How do you plan to support kdump?
> >
> When kexec is fully supported kdump should work out of the box
> as for any other ethernet card (if you load the right eth driver).
> There's nothing specific to kdump you have to handle in
> ethernet device drivers.
> Hope I didn't miss anything here...

Perhaps. When we kdump the kernel does not call the reboot notifiers, so
the code Jan-Bernd just added won't get called. So the eHEA resources
won't be freed. When the kdump kernel tries to load the eHEA driver what
will happen?


Michael Ellerman
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