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.

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