[RFC PATCH 00/13][V3] kexec: A new system call to allow in kernel loading

Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) mtk.manpages at gmail.com
Thu Jun 5 22:45:17 PDT 2014

On 06/05/2014 04:04 PM, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 04, 2014 at 09:39:10PM +0200, Michael Kerrisk wrote:
>> Vivek,
>> As per Documentation/SubmitChecklist , please CC linux-api@ on patces
>> that change the ABI/API. See
>> https://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/linux-api-ml.html.
> Hi Michael,
> Sorry, I did not notice that. I will CC linux-api@ in next version of
> patches in patches which introduce new systemcal..
>> Also, is there some draft man page for this new system call?
> No, there is none yet. In fact I don't see a man page for old kexec
> system call either kexec_load().

Is this not what you are meaning:
(It probably could be improved...)

> Do you want me to write man page for this new syscall?

These days, that's considered a desirable accompaniment to new 
syscall proposals.



Michael Kerrisk
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