kexec-tools_2.0.7-5_amd64.deb


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Description

kexec-tools - tools to support fast kexec reboots

Distribution: Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository: Debian Main amd64
Package name: kexec-tools
Package version: 2.0.7
Package release: 5
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 289 B
Download size: 78.34 KB
Official Mirror: ftp.br.debian.org
This package provides tools to load a kernel into memory and then "reboot" directly into that kernel using the kexec system call, bypassing the normal boot process.

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    Source package: kexec-tools

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install kexec-tools deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install kexec-tools

    Files

    • /etc/init.d/kexec
    • /etc/init.d/kexec-load
    • /sbin/coldreboot
    • /sbin/kdump
    • /sbin/kexec
    • /sbin/vmcore-dmesg
    • /usr/lib/kexec-tools/kexec_test.static
    • /usr/share/doc/kexec-tools/News
    • /usr/share/doc/kexec-tools/README.Debian
    • /usr/share/doc/kexec-tools/TODO
    • /usr/share/doc/kexec-tools/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/kexec-tools/copyright
    • /usr/share/lintian/overrides/kexec-tools
    • /usr/share/man/man8/coldreboot.8.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man8/kdump.8.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man8/kexec.8.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man8/vmcore-dmesg.8.gz

    Changelog

    2014-11-24 - Khalid Aziz <khalid@debian.org> kexec-tools (1:2.0.7-5) unstable; urgency=medium * Deleted the extra "-x" from "#!/bin/sh -x" in kexec-load init script (closes: Bug#770792)

    2014-11-03 - Khalid Aziz <khalid@debian.org> kexec-tools (1:2.0.7-4) unstable; urgency=medium * Changed the way systemd presence is detected to make shutdown more reliable (closes: Bug#766338, closes: Bug#767449)

    2014-10-10 - Khalid Aziz <khalid@debian.org> kexec-tools (1:2.0.7-3) unstable; urgency=medium * Fixed kexec-load init script so it will detect systemd vs initV and load kexec kernel correctly (closes: Bug#764626) * Added architecture ppc64el and started using dh_autoreconf (closes: Bug#762628)

    2014-10-08 - Khalid Aziz <khalid@debian.org> kexec-tools (1:2.0.7-2) unstable; urgency=medium * Fix build failure on ppc (closes: Bug#754609) * Replaced s390 arch with s390x (closes: Bug#729451) * Added patch from Roland to support powerpcspe (closes: Bug#734697) * Added support for systemd (closes: Bug#764360, closes: Bug#699008) * Enhanced kexec init scripts to work with systemd as well and now "sudo reboot" from an X11 terminal works (closes: Bug#747119) * Includes upstream fix to align initrd_base address to pagesize (closes: Bug#756127) * Added Turkish translation (closes: Bug#757510)

    2014-07-09 - Khalid Aziz <khalid@debian.org> kexec-tools (1:2.0.7-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream release. Refreshed patches to apply without offsets * Stopped passing start/stop to update-rc.d * Includes fix for multiboot image booting bug from upstream (closes: Bug#735360)

    2013-11-08 - Khalid Aziz <khalid@debian.org> kexec-tools (1:2.0.4-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream release * Removed crashdump_warning.patch since it is in upstream now * Removed update_kexec_manpage.patch since it is in upstream now * Updated watch file to look for more extensions that tgz and tar.gz, as suggested by someone on PTS * Added support for parallel make (closes: Bug#727130) * Added support for grub2's saved_entry (closes: Bug#699007)

    2013-07-29 - Khalid Aziz <khalid@debian.org> kexec-tools (1:2.0.3-4) unstable; urgency=low * Drop the dependency on grub2 which is not quite right (closes: Bug#717953, closes: Bug#718260)

    2013-07-25 - Khalid Aziz <khalid@debian.org> kexec-tools (1:2.0.3-3) unstable; urgency=low * Fixed kexec-load init script to parse newer grub.cfg files correctly (closes: Bug#714016) * Replaced echo in kexec init script with printf to avoid bashism (closes: Bug#701551) * Fixed the "kexec -p" failure with kernel versions of the form x.y (closes: Bug#708034) * Updated japanese translation (Thank you Victory and Japanese Debian Developers) (closes: Bug#717206) * Added mips and mipsel to supported architectures (closes: Bug#711274)

    2013-01-13 - Khalid Aziz <khalid@debian.org> kexec-tools (1:2.0.3-2) unstable; urgency=low * Changed the default for kexec to not be enabled, and changed the priority of debconf question for enabling kexec by default to high (closes: Bug#638261) * Handle the case of a separate /boot partition (closes: Bug#687956) * Updated to use hardening rules * Added full path to the calls to kexec in init scripts to make sure it works reliably. * Added code to clear screen before rebooting (closes: Bug#606955)

    2012-01-31 - Khalid Aziz <khalid@debian.org> kexec-tools (1:2.0.3-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream release * Switched to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format * Updated kexec and coldreboot man pages (closes: Bug#653197) * Added armhf architecture (closes: Bug#645652)

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