Diffstat (limited to 'arch/x86/Kconfig')
1 files changed, 14 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/arch/x86/Kconfig b/arch/x86/Kconfig
index 5d0bf1aa9dcb..778178f4c7d1 100644
@@ -1585,9 +1585,6 @@ source kernel/Kconfig.hz
bool "kexec system call"
- select BUILD_BIN2C
- select CRYPTO
- select CRYPTO_SHA256
kexec is a system call that implements the ability to shutdown your
current kernel, and to start another kernel. It is like a reboot
@@ -1602,9 +1599,22 @@ config KEXEC
interface is strongly in flux, so no good recommendation can be
+ bool "kexec file based system call"
+ select BUILD_BIN2C
+ depends on KEXEC
+ depends on X86_64
+ depends on CRYPTO=y
+ depends on CRYPTO_SHA256=y
+ This is new version of kexec system call. This system call is
+ file based and takes file descriptors as system call argument
+ for kernel and initramfs as opposed to list of segments as
+ accepted by previous system call.
bool "Verify kernel signature during kexec_file_load() syscall"
- depends on KEXEC
+ depends on KEXEC_FILE
This option makes kernel signature verification mandatory for
kexec_file_load() syscall. If kernel is signature can not be