Re: A regression in IA64 kexec/kdump patch for 2.6.18?

From: Zou Nan hai <>
Date: 2006-10-17 07:39:41
On Tue, 2006-10-17 at 04:59, Jay Lan wrote:
> I ran into a problem not seen in kexec/dkump 2.6.17rc5 ia64 patch.
> The system on test was an Altix.
  You mean 2.6.18rc5 patch?
> The system was booted up fine; however, after loading 'kexec -p'
> and "echo c >/proc/sysrq-triggeĊ•", the crashdump kernel would try
> to boot up and restarted the system near the end of init().
> The extraodinary message observed on the console was
>     Warning: unable to open an initial console
> but the actual reboot seems to be invoked in running /sbin/init:
>     run_init_process("/sbin/init");
> The problem is 100% reproducible. I have disabled all cpus except
> cpu0 in my testing.
> Is this a known problem? Anyone else runs into this?
  It seems to be an incorrect initrd problem

  Zou Nan hai
> Thanks,
>  - jay
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