Commit 6f21e646 authored by Ahmed S. Darwish's avatar Ahmed S. Darwish Committed by Linus Torvalds
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Documentation: complete crashkernel= parameter documentation

Complete the crashkernel= kernel parameter documentation.
Signed-off-by: default avatarAhmed S. Darwish <>
Acked-by: default avatarSimon Horman <>
Acked-by: default avatarVivek Goyal <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarRandy Dunlap <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent 8bd89ca2
......@@ -545,16 +545,20 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
[KNL] Reserve a chunk of physical memory to
hold a kernel to switch to with kexec on panic.
[KNL] Using kexec, Linux can switch to a 'crash kernel'
upon panic. This parameter reserves the physical
memory region [offset, offset + size] for that kernel
image. If '@offset' is omitted, then a suitable offset
is selected automatically. Check
Documentation/kdump/kdump.txt 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.txt for a example.
Documentation/kdump/kdump.txt for an example.
cs89x0_dma= [HW,NET]
Format: <dma>
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