kexec and Grub

Felix Miata mrmazda at
Tue Feb 5 22:19:31 UTC 2013

John Moser composed:

> Kexec ... Nobody uses it.

Only rather recently did openSUSE stop using it by default to first-boot a 
newly installed system. Maybe a look at how this was done would be helpful.

On 2013-02-05 16:58 (GMT-0500) John Moser composed:
>   - Load Grub into kexec
>   - Shut down the system into a halt state and call kexec as your termination (halt, reboot, etc) command

> Which of these looks easier?

You have no system you can test both on, or lack time prior to the critical hour?

Given how core.img works, I vote B.
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