[PATCH v2 2/7] Documentation/devices.txt: Mark /dev/oldmem obsolete
Eric W. Biederman
ebiederm at xmission.com
Tue May 28 18:29:36 EDT 2013
Zhang Yanfei <zhangyanfei.yes at gmail.com> writes:
> From: Zhang Yanfei <zhangyanfei at cn.fujitsu.com>
> Signed-off-by: Zhang Yanfei <zhangyanfei at cn.fujitsu.com>
> Cc: Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com>
> Documentation/devices.txt | 3 +--
> 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/Documentation/devices.txt b/Documentation/devices.txt
> index 08f01e7..c8e4002 100644
> --- a/Documentation/devices.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/devices.txt
> @@ -100,8 +100,7 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
> 10 = /dev/aio Asynchronous I/O notification interface
> 11 = /dev/kmsg Writes to this come out as printk's, reads
> export the buffered printk records.
> - 12 = /dev/oldmem Used by crashdump kernels to access
> - the memory of the kernel that crashed.
> + 12 = /dev/oldmem OBSOLETE
Let me suggest the slightly better.
+ 12 = /dev/oldmem OBSOLETE - replaced by /proc/vmcore
Pointing to people to /proc/vmcore should help anyone who is trying to
understand what is going on.
> 1 block RAM disk
> 0 = /dev/ram0 First RAM disk
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