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authorHorms <>2007-01-22 20:40:48 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <>2007-01-23 07:52:06 -0800
commitea112bd5493d44967b3dc44fd078be517272b044 (patch)
tree75a2b06532e6c0f567e3c57998d5a75ff68857e8 /Documentation/kdump
parentde14569f94513279e3d44d9571a421e9da1759ae (diff)
[PATCH] Kdump documentation update: kexec-tools update
Mohan Kumar suggested making kexec-tools-testing.tar.gz a link to the latest version. I have done this and this patch updates the documentation accordingly. Signed-off-by: Simon Horman <> Cc: Vivek Goyal <> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/kdump')
1 files changed, 9 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/kdump/kdump.txt b/Documentation/kdump/kdump.txt
index 5af6676a88f0..2e5b3176de1c 100644
--- a/Documentation/kdump/kdump.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kdump/kdump.txt
@@ -61,7 +61,12 @@ Install kexec-tools
2) Download the kexec-tools user-space package from the following URL:
+This is a symlink to the latest version, which at the time of writing is
+20061214, the only release of kexec-tools-testing so far. As other versions
+are made released, the older onese will remain available at
Note: Latest kexec-tools-testing git tree is available at
@@ -71,11 +76,11 @@;a=su
3) Unpack the tarball with the tar command, as follows:
- tar xvpzf kexec-tools-testing-20061214.tar.gz
+ tar xvpzf kexec-tools-testing.tar.gz
-4) Change to the kexec-tools-1.101 directory, as follows:
+4) Change to the kexec-tools directory, as follows:
- cd kexec-tools-testing-20061214
+ cd kexec-tools-testing-VERSION
5) Configure the package, as follows: