[cgl_discussion] Use case - Fast Linux restart bypassing BIOS

Khalid Aziz khalid_aziz at hp.com
Tue Apr 26 08:22:45 PDT 2005

On Thu, 2005-04-21 at 10:43 -0700, John Cherry wrote:
> Nice writeup Khalid.  Go ahead and check in the use case in the "Use
> Cases" folder at
> http://groups.osdl.org/apps/org/workgroup/cgl_tech_board/documents.php

Will do.

> Khalid, in the scenarios section of the use case, would it be reasonable
> to include the use of kexec as the front end to a memory dumper as well?
> This would not specifically apply to the fast reboot requirement, but
> would demonstrate that the kexec implementation has uses outside of the
> linux booting linux scenarios.

That is a good idea. I will add that.


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