Re: Linux based bootloader

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Wed Sep 12 2012 - 03:57:12 EST

Hi Jorge,

On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 9:25 AM, Jorge Dominguez <jmadom@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I find link on Web that describes a module to load other linux kernel or
> bootloader with a commandline params inside a linux.
> Works are perform by bootloader kernel module that get kernel, initrd and
> command line params.
> Unfortunately, this module has been developed by a private company and
> payment.
> All embedded developers are waiting for a module of its kind in the kernel
> but open source and would greatly facilitate the development of the kernel
> for these systems without having to flash the kernel or loaded via nfs or
> other boot method.
> Send this email after looking at some kernel module that can do this work.
> Would be very grateful if you could tell me something about it.
> I donÂt subscribe to linux-kernel mailing list, Please send me a CC'ed
> response

What about kexec and kboot/petitboot?



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