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Subject[ PATCH ] fix to documentation for kexec
Hello,

I've noticed that the boot options are not correct for in
the documentation for kdump. The "init" keyword is not
necessary, and causes a kernel panic when booting with an
initrd on Fedora 5.

Thanks;
Judith Lebzelter

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

Index: linux/Documentation/kdump/kdump.txt
===================================================================
--- linux.orig/Documentation/kdump/kdump.txt
+++ linux/Documentation/kdump/kdump.txt
@@ -207,7 +207,7 @@ the following command:

kexec -p <dump-capture-kernel> \
--initrd=<initrd-for-dump-capture-kernel> --args-linux \
- --append="root=<root-dev> init 1 irqpoll"
+ --append="root=<root-dev> 1 irqpoll"


Notes on loading the dump-capture kernel:
@@ -228,8 +228,8 @@ 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".


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