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    SubjectRe: [PATCH -mm 1/2] kexec jump -v12: kexec jump
    On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 07:46:44AM +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
    > On Sat 2008-07-12 11:02:17, Nigel Cunningham wrote:
    > > Hi.
    > >
    > > On Fri, 2008-07-11 at 16:11 -0400, Vivek Goyal wrote:
    > > > Hi Andrew,
    > > >
    > > > We can use this patchset for hibernation, but can it be a better way of doing
    > > > things than what we already have, I don't know. Last time I had raised
    > > > this question and power people had various views. In the end, Pavel wanted
    > > > this patchset to be in. Pavel, can tell more here...
    > > >
    > > > To me this patchset looks interesting for couple of reasons.
    > > >
    > > > - Looks like an interesting feature where one can have a separate kernel
    > > > in memory and one can switch between the kernels on the fly. It can
    > > > be modified to have more than one kernel in memory at a time.
    > >
    > > I'm not sure how useful that would be, though. I already have
    > > functionality in TuxOnIce which allows you to resume a different image
    > > instead of powering off (roughly the same thing when combined with not
    > > removing the image after resuming). It was neat when testing to be
    > > able
    >
    > Beaty of kjump is that it is supposed to used on half-broken system,
    > so it is useful for debugging.
    >

    What do you mean by supposed to be used on half-broken system?

    Thanks
    Vivek


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