kexec and Grub

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Wed Feb 6 12:11:00 UTC 2013

On Tue, Feb 05, 2013 at 04:07:58PM -0500, John Moser wrote:
> Has anyone gotten Grub2 to load via Linux Kexec?  It used to be
> possible to kexec grub.exe for some reason.

kexec can boot multiboot images, according to kexec(8); so you should be
able to kexec core.img, which has a multiboot header.  I suggest trying
it first on a non-production system. :-)

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at]

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