Update of /cvsroot/gc-linux/linux/arch/ppc
In directory sc8-pr-cvs1.sourceforge.net:/tmp/cvs-serv30747/arch/ppc
GX driver checkin. Added better support for wavebirds. Faster interrupt handling.
RCS file: /cvsroot/gc-linux/linux/arch/ppc/Kconfig,v
retrieving revision 1.19
retrieving revision 1.20
diff -u -d -r1.19 -r1.20
--- Kconfig 19 Oct 2004 23:36:53 -0000 1.19
+++ Kconfig 22 Oct 2004 19:42:03 -0000 1.20
@@ -240,9 +240,30 @@
- depends on 4xx || 8xx
+ depends on 4xx || 8xx || GAMECUBE
+ bool "kexec system call (EXPERIMENTAL)"
+ depends on EXPERIMENTAL
+ kexec is a system call that implements the ability to shutdown your
+ current kernel, and to start another kernel. It is like a reboot
+ but it is indepedent of the system firmware. And like a reboot
+ you can start any kernel with it, not just Linux.
+ The name comes from the similiarity to the exec system call.
+ It is an ongoing process to be certain the hardware in a machine
+ is properly shutdown, so do not be surprised if this code does not
+ initially work for you. It may help to enable device hotplugging
+ support. As of this writing the exact hardware interface is
+ strongly in flux, so no good recommendation can be made.
+ In the GameCube implementation, kexec allows you to load and
+ run DOL files, including kernel and homebrew DOLs.
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