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authorStefan Richter <stefanr@s5r6.in-berlin.de>2006-04-01 01:44:30 +0200
committerAdrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de>2006-04-01 01:44:30 +0200
commit6585fa8aa58c7cd9f90f1c795a9dfc8db5f13906 (patch)
treec75518eb60c7c13d93ce58ae515c498d3503250d /Documentation
parentDoc/kernel-parameters.txt: mention modinfo and sysfs (diff)
Doc/kernel-parameters.txt: slightly reword sentence about restrictions
The previous patch somewhat diverted the train of thought. Here I am trying to bring the valued reader back on track. Signed-off-by: Stefan Richter <stefanr@s5r6.in-berlin.de> Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de>
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diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
index d057e9e74d38..b3a6187e5305 100644
--- a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -24,9 +24,10 @@ reveal their parameters in /sys/module/${modulename}/parameters/. Some of these
parameters may be changed at runtime by the command
"echo -n ${value} > /sys/module/${modulename}/parameters/${parm}".
-The text in square brackets at the beginning of the description states the
-restrictions on the kernel for the said kernel parameter to be valid. The
-restrictions referred to are that the relevant option is valid if:
+The parameters listed below are only valid if certain kernel build options were
+enabled and if respective hardware is present. The text in square brackets at
+the beginning of each description states the restrictions within which a
+parameter is applicable:
ACPI ACPI support is enabled.
ALSA ALSA sound support is enabled.