[RFC PATCH 00/13][V3] kexec: A new system call to allow in kernel loading
vgoyal at redhat.com
Fri Jun 6 11:04:50 PDT 2014
On Fri, Jun 06, 2014 at 07:45:17AM +0200, Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) wrote:
> 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...)
Yep. I missed it.
> > Do you want me to write man page for this new syscall?
> These days, that's considered a desirable accompaniment to new
> syscall proposals.
Ok, I will write one for kexec_file_load() too. Or extend the existing
one to include both syscalls.
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