[PATCH 2/2] kexec-tool: Append reset_devices flag to second kernel commandline

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

On Thu, Jan 04, 2007 at 10:56:28AM +0530, Ankita Garg wrote:
> Hi,
> o Patch to pass reset_devices flag to the second kernel.

Some background why we need this command line parameter. Command line
parameter reset_devices was introduced in kernel versions 2.6.19. The
intention of this parameter is that driver needs to first do a software
reset of the underlying device and then go ahead with rest of the

This will help initializing the devices while second kernel is booting.
That's why we need to pass this parameter to second kernel commandline.

Though there does not seem to be any user of this parameter so far in
the kernel, I am expecting that down the line we will have.


[Netdev]     [Linux Wireless]     [Kernel Newbies]     [Security]     [Linux for Hams]     [Netfilter]     [Bugtraq]     [Photo]     [Yosemite]     [Yosemite Forum]     [MIPS Linux]     [ARM Linux]     [Linux RAID]     [Linux Admin]     [Samba]     [Linux Media]     [Linux Resources]

Powered by Linux