[PATCH v1 22/22] admin-guide: add kdump documentation into it

From: Mauro Carvalho Chehab
Date: Tue Jun 18 2019 - 17:11:13 EST

The Kdump documentation describes procedures with admins use
in order to solve issues on their systems.

Signed-off-by: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab+samsung@xxxxxxxxxx>
Documentation/admin-guide/bug-hunting.rst | 4 ++--
Documentation/admin-guide/index.rst | 1 +
Documentation/{ => admin-guide}/kdump/gdbmacros.txt | 0
Documentation/{ => admin-guide}/kdump/index.rst | 1 -
Documentation/{ => admin-guide}/kdump/kdump.rst | 0
Documentation/{ => admin-guide}/kdump/vmcoreinfo.rst | 0
Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt | 6 +++---
Documentation/powerpc/firmware-assisted-dump.rst | 2 +-
Documentation/translations/zh_CN/oops-tracing.txt | 4 ++--
Documentation/watchdog/hpwdt.rst | 2 +-
arch/arm/Kconfig | 2 +-
arch/arm64/Kconfig | 2 +-
arch/sh/Kconfig | 2 +-
arch/x86/Kconfig | 4 ++--
15 files changed, 16 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)
rename Documentation/{ => admin-guide}/kdump/gdbmacros.txt (100%)
rename Documentation/{ => admin-guide}/kdump/index.rst (97%)
rename Documentation/{ => admin-guide}/kdump/kdump.rst (100%)
rename Documentation/{ => admin-guide}/kdump/vmcoreinfo.rst (100%)

diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/bug-hunting.rst b/Documentation/admin-guide/bug-hunting.rst
index b761aa2a51d2..44b8a4edd348 100644
--- a/Documentation/admin-guide/bug-hunting.rst
+++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/bug-hunting.rst
@@ -90,9 +90,9 @@ the disk is not available then you have three options:
run a null modem to a second machine and capture the output there
using your favourite communication program. Minicom works well.

-(3) Use Kdump (see Documentation/kdump/kdump.rst),
+(3) Use Kdump (see Documentation/admin-guide/kdump/kdump.rst),
extract the kernel ring buffer from old memory with using dmesg
- gdbmacro in Documentation/kdump/gdbmacros.txt.
+ gdbmacro in Documentation/admin-guide/kdump/gdbmacros.txt.

Finding the bug's location
diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/index.rst b/Documentation/admin-guide/index.rst
index e4f0cb2a02bd..9f6820a7e8f8 100644
--- a/Documentation/admin-guide/index.rst
+++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/index.rst
@@ -39,6 +39,7 @@ problems and bugs in particular.
+ kdump/index

This is the beginning of a section with information of interest to
application developers. Documents covering various aspects of the kernel
diff --git a/Documentation/kdump/gdbmacros.txt b/Documentation/admin-guide/kdump/gdbmacros.txt
similarity index 100%
rename from Documentation/kdump/gdbmacros.txt
rename to Documentation/admin-guide/kdump/gdbmacros.txt
diff --git a/Documentation/kdump/index.rst b/Documentation/admin-guide/kdump/index.rst
similarity index 97%
rename from Documentation/kdump/index.rst
rename to Documentation/admin-guide/kdump/index.rst
index 2b17fcf6867a..8e2ebd0383cd 100644
--- a/Documentation/kdump/index.rst
+++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/kdump/index.rst
@@ -1,4 +1,3 @@

Documentation for Kdump - The kexec-based Crash Dumping Solution
diff --git a/Documentation/kdump/kdump.rst b/Documentation/admin-guide/kdump/kdump.rst
similarity index 100%
rename from Documentation/kdump/kdump.rst
rename to Documentation/admin-guide/kdump/kdump.rst
diff --git a/Documentation/kdump/vmcoreinfo.rst b/Documentation/admin-guide/kdump/vmcoreinfo.rst
similarity index 100%
rename from Documentation/kdump/vmcoreinfo.rst
rename to Documentation/admin-guide/kdump/vmcoreinfo.rst
diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
index 69a9e2e66dfb..1f3fc445c78d 100644
--- a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -708,14 +708,14 @@
[KNL, x86_64] select a region under 4G first, and
fall back to reserve region above 4G when '@offset'
hasn't been specified.
- See Documentation/kdump/kdump.rst for further details.
+ See Documentation/admin-guide/kdump/kdump.rst for further details.

[KNL] Same as above, but depends on the memory
in the running system. The syntax of range is
start-[end] where start and end are both
a memory unit (amount[KMG]). See also
- Documentation/kdump/kdump.rst for an example.
+ Documentation/admin-guide/kdump/kdump.rst for an example.

[KNL, x86_64] range could be above 4G. Allow kernel
@@ -1207,7 +1207,7 @@
Specifies physical address of start of kernel core
image elf header and optionally the size. Generally
kexec loader will pass this option to capture kernel.
- See Documentation/kdump/kdump.rst for details.
+ See Documentation/admin-guide/kdump/kdump.rst for details.

enable_mtrr_cleanup [X86]
The kernel tries to adjust MTRR layout from continuous
diff --git a/Documentation/powerpc/firmware-assisted-dump.rst b/Documentation/powerpc/firmware-assisted-dump.rst
index d7fa7c35dd12..9ca12830a48e 100644
--- a/Documentation/powerpc/firmware-assisted-dump.rst
+++ b/Documentation/powerpc/firmware-assisted-dump.rst
@@ -61,7 +61,7 @@ as follows:
the default calculated size. Use this option if default
boot memory size is not sufficient for second kernel to
boot successfully. For syntax of crashkernel= parameter,
- refer to Documentation/kdump/kdump.rst. If any offset is
+ refer to Documentation/admin-guide/kdump/kdump.rst. If any offset is
provided in crashkernel= parameter, it will be ignored
as fadump uses a predefined offset to reserve memory
for boot memory dump preservation in case of a crash.
diff --git a/Documentation/translations/zh_CN/oops-tracing.txt b/Documentation/translations/zh_CN/oops-tracing.txt
index 368ddd05b304..c5f3bda7abcb 100644
--- a/Documentation/translations/zh_CN/oops-tracing.txt
+++ b/Documentation/translations/zh_CN/oops-tracing.txt
@@ -53,8 +53,8 @@ cat /proc/kmsg > fileï çèäåéäåäæäèï kmsgæääâ

-äçåDocumentation/kdump/gdbmacros.txtäåäçdmesg gdbåïäæçååäæååæ
+äçåDocumentation/admin-guide/kdump/gdbmacros.txtäåäçdmesg gdbåïäæçååäæååæ

diff --git a/Documentation/watchdog/hpwdt.rst b/Documentation/watchdog/hpwdt.rst
index 437456bd91a4..9a75720dd51a 100644
--- a/Documentation/watchdog/hpwdt.rst
+++ b/Documentation/watchdog/hpwdt.rst
@@ -59,7 +59,7 @@ Last reviewed: 08/20/2018
and loop forever. This is generally not what a watchdog user wants.

For those wishing to learn more please see:
- Documentation/kdump/kdump.rst
+ Documentation/admin-guide/kdump/kdump.rst
Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt (panic=)
Your Linux Distribution specific documentation.

index ab170522ec55..071b9e5a1664 100644
@@ -8571,7 +8571,7 @@ R: Vivek Goyal <vgoyal@xxxxxxxxxx>
L: kexec@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
W: http://lse.sourceforge.net/kdump/
S: Maintained
-F: Documentation/kdump/
+F: Documentation/admin-guide/kdump/

M: Hans Verkuil <hverkuil@xxxxxxxxx>
diff --git a/arch/arm/Kconfig b/arch/arm/Kconfig
index ff0e247573d8..fc495004f148 100644
--- a/arch/arm/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/arm/Kconfig
@@ -2009,7 +2009,7 @@ config CRASH_DUMP
kdump/kexec. The crash dump kernel must be compiled to a
memory address not used by the main kernel

- For more details see Documentation/kdump/kdump.rst
+ For more details see Documentation/admin-guide/kdump/kdump.rst

bool "Auto calculation of the decompressed kernel image address"
diff --git a/arch/arm64/Kconfig b/arch/arm64/Kconfig
index a8a5fe91c579..9c2275b22904 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/arm64/Kconfig
@@ -995,7 +995,7 @@ config CRASH_DUMP
reserved region and then later executed after a crash by

- For more details see Documentation/kdump/kdump.rst
+ For more details see Documentation/admin-guide/kdump/kdump.rst

config XEN_DOM0
def_bool y
diff --git a/arch/sh/Kconfig b/arch/sh/Kconfig
index 7440639510a0..b731d22c5b9d 100644
--- a/arch/sh/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/sh/Kconfig
@@ -624,7 +624,7 @@ config CRASH_DUMP
to a memory address not used by the main kernel using

- For more details see Documentation/kdump/kdump.rst
+ For more details see Documentation/admin-guide/kdump/kdump.rst

bool "kexec jump (EXPERIMENTAL)"
diff --git a/arch/x86/Kconfig b/arch/x86/Kconfig
index 586dd3529d14..8ed2e47ef4ba 100644
--- a/arch/x86/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/x86/Kconfig
@@ -2052,7 +2052,7 @@ config CRASH_DUMP
to a memory address not used by the main kernel or BIOS using
PHYSICAL_START, or it must be built as a relocatable image
- For more details see Documentation/kdump/kdump.rst
+ For more details see Documentation/admin-guide/kdump/kdump.rst

bool "kexec jump"
@@ -2089,7 +2089,7 @@ config PHYSICAL_START
the reserved region. In other words, it can be set based on
the "X" value as specified in the "crashkernel=YM@XM"
command line boot parameter passed to the panic-ed
- kernel. Please take a look at Documentation/kdump/kdump.rst
+ kernel. Please take a look at Documentation/admin-guide/kdump/kdump.rst
for more details about crash dumps.

Usage of bzImage for capturing the crash dump is recommended as