Patchwork networking: document "nc" in addition to "netcat" in netconsole.txt

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Submitter Randy Dunlap
Date Jan. 23, 2009, 5:21 p.m.
Message ID <20090123092104.64098f66.randy.dunlap@oracle.com>
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Permalink /patch/20096/
State Accepted
Delegated to: David Miller
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Randy Dunlap - Jan. 23, 2009, 5:21 p.m.
From: Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@virtuousgeek.org>

It always annoyed me that the netconsole documentation didn't give me the
correct command for my distro.  Update it with a command line that actually
works on my Fedora install.

Signed-off-by: Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@virtuousgeek.org>
Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>
cc: Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com>
---
 Documentation/networking/netconsole.txt |    3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

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Matt Mackall - Jan. 23, 2009, 5:47 p.m.
On Fri, 2009-01-23 at 09:21 -0800, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> From: Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@virtuousgeek.org>
> 
> It always annoyed me that the netconsole documentation didn't give me the
> correct command for my distro.  Update it with a command line that actually
> works on my Fedora install.

Yup, thanks.

Signed-off-by: Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com>
David Miller - Jan. 26, 2009, 8:19 p.m.
From: Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2009 11:47:19 -0600

> On Fri, 2009-01-23 at 09:21 -0800, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> > From: Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@virtuousgeek.org>
> > 
> > It always annoyed me that the netconsole documentation didn't give me the
> > correct command for my distro.  Update it with a command line that actually
> > works on my Fedora install.
> 
> Yup, thanks.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com>

Applied, thanks everyone.
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Patch

--- linux-next-20090123.orig/Documentation/networking/netconsole.txt
+++ linux-next-20090123/Documentation/networking/netconsole.txt
@@ -51,7 +51,8 @@  Built-in netconsole starts immediately a
 initialized and attempts to bring up the supplied dev at the supplied
 address.
 
-The remote host can run either 'netcat -u -l -p <port>' or syslogd.
+The remote host can run either 'netcat -u -l -p <port>',
+'nc -l -u <port>' or syslogd.
 
 Dynamic reconfiguration:
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