Re: [PATCH v4 0/3] x86, apic, kexec: Add disable_cpu_apic kernelparameter

From: Simon Horman
Date: Thu Oct 31 2013 - 20:31:46 EST

On Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 09:27:45AM -0400, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 06:58:13PM -0600, jerry.hoemann@xxxxxx wrote:
> [..]
> > Daisuke,
> >
> > Are you planning on making changes to the kexec tools to automate
> > the setting of disable_cpu_apic to the capture kernel? Or do you
> > know someone who is planning this?
> I think we should not make this change in kexec-tools and should leave
> it to distro scripts to append disable_cpu_apic.
> Who knows in future this restriction is not there at all and kexec-tools
> will be stuck with always passing disable_cpu_apic. Getting rid of
> this parameter in distro scripts will be much easier.

Hi Vivek, Hi Daisuke,

That approach sounds reasonable to me.
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