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Re: Proposed new document: Kexec/Kdump Usage Guide



On Fri, 2006-08-25 at 12:55 -0400, Jarod Wilson wrote:

> > > I'm guessing this should replace what is currently here:
> > > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Kernel/kdump
> > > 
> 
> Somehow or another, I wasn't even aware that was there. I could have
> sworn I looked... But yeah, that stuff is a bit dated, and for some
> reason wants to split up i386 and x86_64, even though the process is
> identical for all platforms we ship FC for.
> 
OK I'll delete those.

> Side note: ia64 already has relocatable kernel support (so no -kdump
> kernel needed), plus some ia64 memory alignment quirks make it a bit
> different... But we don't have a formal FC ia64 release anyhow. :)
> 
If we don't have the formal release, not sure if we should note this.
Any other opinions?

> > OK I put it in drafts. In terms of editing I took out third person and
> > clarified a few things. I think this should replace both /Kernel/kdump
> > and /Kernel/kexec, which are old and have a fair amount of cleaning up
> > needed.
> 
> Sounds good to me.
> 
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Docs/Drafts/Kexec_Kdump_HowTo
> > 
> > Any feedback is welcome
> 
> Two minor corrections need to be made. Before both the grub.conf and
> yaboot.conf examples, it says "with kexec options added". There are no
> options needed for kexec alone, the options are kdump-specific, so that
> should be "with kdump options added".
> 

Fixed that. Thanks!

Sam
> Other than that, lookin' good.
> 
> Thanks much,
> 
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