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From: Judith Lebzelter <judith@osdl.org>
To: Judith Lebzelter <judith@osdl.org>
Cc: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@linux01.gwdg.de>,
	"Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday@mindspring.com>,
	ebiederm@xmission.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	fastboot@osdl.org
Subject: Re: [ PATCH ] fix to documentation for kexec
Date: Thu, 1 Feb 2007 10:58:08 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070201185808.GG5825@shell0.pdx.osdl.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070201184217.GF5825@shell0.pdx.osdl.net>

> 
> I did notice that my patch is out of date for the latest kernel, 
> however.  I can send an up to date one.
> 
This applies to 2.6.20-rc7

Signed-off-by: Judith Lebzeelter <judith@osdl.org>
---

Stop recommending incorrect/superfluous "init" boot parameter.

Index: linux-2.6.20-rc7/Documentation/kdump/kdump.txt
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.20-rc7.orig/Documentation/kdump/kdump.txt
+++ linux-2.6.20-rc7/Documentation/kdump/kdump.txt
@@ -311,10 +311,10 @@ Following are the arch specific command 
 loading dump-capture kernel.
 
 For i386, x86_64 and ia64:
-	"init 1 irqpoll maxcpus=1"
+	"1 irqpoll maxcpus=1"
 
 For ppc64:
-	"init 1 maxcpus=1 noirqdistrib"
+	"1 maxcpus=1 noirqdistrib"
 
 
 Notes on loading the dump-capture kernel:
@@ -332,8 +332,8 @@ Notes on loading the dump-capture kernel
 * You must specify <root-dev> in the format corresponding to the root
   device name in the output of mount command.
 
-* "init 1" boots the dump-capture kernel into single-user mode without
-  networking. If you want networking, use "init 3."
+* Boot parameter "1" boots the dump-capture kernel into single-user 
+  mode without networking. If you want networking, use "3".
 
 * We generally don' have to bring up a SMP kernel just to capture the
   dump. Hence generally it is useful either to build a UP dump-capture

  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-01 18:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-01 18:19 Judith Lebzelter
2007-02-01 18:24 ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-02-01 18:30   ` Robert P. J. Day
2007-02-01 18:33     ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-02-01 18:42       ` Judith Lebzelter
2007-02-01 18:58         ` Judith Lebzelter [this message]
2007-02-02  8:02           ` [Fastboot] " Vivek Goyal
2007-02-07  7:42             ` [PATCH] kexec: fix references to init in documentation for kexe Horms
2007-02-01 18:25 ` [ PATCH ] fix to documentation for kexec Robert P. J. Day
2007-02-07  7:33   ` [Fastboot] " Horms
2007-02-07 15:41     ` Lombard, David N

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