[PATCH] Correct section number for shutdown and clarify what -e does in manpage
khalid.aziz at hp.com
Fri Apr 20 12:39:14 EDT 2012
Another patch that I have been carrying in debian kexec-tools package.
It corrects the section number for shutdown in the man page. This
patch also adds little more descriptive note for the -e option to
clarify that this does not do an orderly shutdown.
Signed-off-by: Khalid Aziz <khalid.aziz at hp.com>
kexec/kexec.8 | 6 +++---
1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
diff --git a/kexec/kexec.8 b/kexec/kexec.8
index da03c40..aff674c 100644
@@ -71,7 +71,7 @@ It's also possible to invoke
without an option parameter. In that case, kexec loads the specified
kernel and then invokes
-.BR shutdown (1).
+.BR shutdown (8).
If the shutdown scripts of your Linux distribution support
kexec-based rebooting, they then call
@@ -105,13 +105,13 @@ command:
.B \-e\ (\-\-exec)
-Run the currently loaded kernel.
+Run the currently loaded kernel. Note that it will reboot into the loaded kernel without calling shutdown(8).
.B \-f\ (\-\-force)
Force an immediate
call, do not call
-.BR shutdown (1)
+.BR shutdown (8)
(contrary to the default action without any option parameter). This option
performs the same actions like executing
Khalid Aziz Unix Systems Lab
khalid.aziz at hp.com Fort Collins, CO
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