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Subject[PATCH] document "nc" in addition to "netcat" in netconsole.txt
It always annoyed me that the netconsole documentation didn't give me the
correct command for my distro. Update it with a command line that actually
works on my Fedora install.

Signed-off-by: Jesse Barnes <>

Jesse Barnes, Intel Open Source Technology Center

diff --git a/Documentation/networking/netconsole.txt b/Documentation/networking/netconsole.txt
index 3c2f2b3..8d02207 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/netconsole.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/netconsole.txt
@@ -51,7 +51,8 @@ Built-in netconsole starts immediately after the TCP stack is
initialized and attempts to bring up the supplied dev at the supplied

-The remote host can run either 'netcat -u -l -p <port>' or syslogd.
+The remote host can run either 'netcat -u -l -p <port>',
+'nc -l -u <port>' or syslogd.

Dynamic reconfiguration:

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