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authorSebastian Pipping <sebastian@pipping.org>2011-06-07 19:13:50 (GMT)
committerSebastian Pipping <sebastian@pipping.org>2011-06-07 19:13:50 (GMT)
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parentAdd hpsa to modules_load of amd64/x86 (bug #363369) (diff)
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Document most undocumented boot parameters (bug #370369)
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# $Id$
07 Jun 2011; Sebastian Pipping <sping@gentoo.org> doc/genkernel.8.txt:
+ Document most undocumented boot parameters (bug #370369)
+
+ 07 Jun 2011; Sebastian Pipping <sping@gentoo.org> doc/genkernel.8.txt:
Docs: Fix mixup of boot parameters real_init= and init_opts=
04 Jun 2011; Sebastian Pipping <sping@gentoo.org> genkernel.conf,
diff --git a/doc/genkernel.8.txt b/doc/genkernel.8.txt
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@@ -452,6 +452,84 @@ which the ramdisk scripts would recognize.
This can be useful when support for ext2/ext3/ext4 are
in competition. Default is "auto".
+*docache*::
+*nocache*::
+ Enables/disables caching of CD contents in RAM.
+
+*root*=<...>::
+ Omit or specify as "/dev/ram0".
+ For other values be sure to know what you're doing.
+
+*subdir*=<...>::
+ switch_root into "<CHROOT>/<SUBDIR>" instead of "<CHROOT>/".
+ <CHROOT> is "/newroot" (or "/union") usually.
+
+*debug*::
+ Drop into a debug shell early in the process.
+
+*noload*=<...>::
+ List of modules to skip loading.
+ Separate using commas or spaces.
+
+*nodetect*::
+ Skipping scanning modules using "modprobe <MODULE> -n".
+ Use *doload=* for specifying a whitelist of exceptions.
+
+*doload*=<...>::
+ List of modules to load despite *nodetect*.
+
+*domodules*::
+*nomodules*::
+ Enables/disables loading of modules in general.
+
+*CONSOLE*=<...>::
+*console*=<...>::
+ Override location of console, default is "/dev/console".
+
+*part*=<...>::
+ Specify part for mdadm to start. This is the relevant code in mdstart:
+------------------------------------------
+ fd = open("/dev/md<MD_NUMBER>", 0, 0);
+ ioctl(fd, RAID_AUTORUN, <MDPART>);
+------------------------------------------
+
+*iscsi_initiatorname*=<...>::
+*iscsi_target*=<...>::
+*iscsi_tgpt*=<...>::
+*iscsi_address*=<...>::
+*iscsi_port*=<...>::
+*iscsi_username*=<...>::
+*iscsi_password*=<...>::
+*iscsi_username_in*=<...>::
+*iscsi_password_in*=<...>::
+*iscsi_debug*=<...>::
+*iscsi_noibft*::
+ Specify iSCSI parameters.
+
+*unionfs*::
+*nounionfs*::
+ Enables/disables UnionFS.
+
+*real_rootflags*=<...>::
+ Additional flags to mount the real root system with.
+ For expamle *real_rootflags*=noatime would make "-o ro,noatime".
+
+*real_resume*=<...>::
+*resume*=<...>::
+*noresume*::
+ TO BE DOCUMENTED
+
+*cdroot*[=<...>]::
+*cdroot_type*=<...>::
+ TO BE DOCUMENTED
+
+*loop*=<...>::
+*looptype*=<...>::
+ TO BE DOCUMENTED
+
+*isoboot*=<...>::
+ TO BE DOCUMENTED
+
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