Bug 206309 - release notes: add a few lines about kexec and kdump replacing netdump
release notes: add a few lines about kexec and kdump replacing netdump
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 206906
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: redhat-release (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tim Powers
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2006-09-13 12:04 EDT by Patrick C. F. Ernzer
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-09-18 10:47:53 EDT
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Description Patrick C. F. Ernzer 2006-09-13 12:04:34 EDT
Just a minor one

can we please add a few words to the effect of kexec and kdump replacing netdump
to the release notes?

Best place would probably be under "Generic Feature Additions"/"kexec and kdump
(2.6.13)"

Suggested text.
netdump has been removed as kexec and kdump can provide (amongst others)
equivalent functionality. Please see ... for details
Comment 1 Eric Hagberg 2006-09-13 14:00:44 EDT
Do kexec/kdump provide equivalent functionality?

I don't think you can successfully use dump to swap. And I don't see any options
for various dump levels that diskdump allowed.

Correct me if I'm wrong.
Comment 3 Jarod Wilson 2006-09-18 10:47:53 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 206906 ***

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