Package kexec-tools

The kexec/kdump userspace component

kexec-tools provides /sbin/kexec binary that facilitates a new
kernel to boot using the kernel's kexec feature either on a
normal or a panic reboot. This package contains the /sbin/kexec
binary and ancillary utilities that together form the userspace
component of the kernel's kexec feature.

Version: 2.0.20

File Formats

kdump.conf configuration file for kdump kernel.
makedumpfile.conf The filter configuration file for makedumpfile(8).

System Administration

kdumpctl control interface for kdump
kexec directly boot into a new kernel
makedumpfile make a small dumpfile of kdump
mkdumprd creates initial ramdisk images for kdump crash recovery
vmcore-dmesg This is just a placeholder until real man page has been written