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Subject[RFC] arm64: kexec_file_load support
Hi,

I'm not sure whether there is any demand for kexec_file_load
support on arm64, but anyhow I'm working on this and now
my early prototype code does work fine.

There is, however, one essential issue:
While arm64 kernel requires a device tree blob to be set up
correctly at boot time, the current system call API doesn't
have this parameter.
int kexec_file_load(int kernel_fd, int initrd_fd,
unsigned long cmdline_len, const char *cmdline_ptr,
unsigned long flags);

Should we invent a new system call, like kexec_file_load2,
and, if so, what kind of interface would be desired?

Thanks,
-Takahiro AKASHI

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