Starting a FAI installation using kexec

Henning Sprang henning at
Wed May 27 20:48:18 CEST 2009

Torsten Schlabach wrote:
> We get servers which have some random Linux image on them. We don't have
> physical access to those servers and we cannot modify and DHCP settings.
> So no PXE based install, no USB stick install, etc.

I might not fully understand your case, but on an already
basic-installed system, I'd simply run fai softupdate.

Wasn't kexec some system for changing the running kernel without reboot?


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