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authorKonrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@oracle.com>2013-02-25 15:54:09 -0500
committerH. Peter Anvin <hpa@linux.intel.com>2013-02-25 13:42:15 -0800
commita2fd6419174470f5ae6383f5037d0ee21ed9833f (patch)
tree88abbce3df9327f3b5f9e6c04d43b6ea3f0a9f17 /Documentation
parentdoc, xen: Mention 'earlyprintk=xen' in the documentation. (diff)
doc, kernel-parameters: Document 'console=hvc<n>'
Both the PowerPC hypervisor and Xen hypervisor can utilize the hvc driver. Cc: Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> Signed-off-by: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@oracle.com> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1361825650-14031-3-git-send-email-konrad.wilk@oracle.com Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org> Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@linux.intel.com>
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diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
index c4cc199e32cb..986614df8c05 100644
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@@ -564,6 +564,8 @@ bytes respectively. Such letter suffixes can also be entirely omitted.
UART at the specified I/O port or MMIO address,
switching to the matching ttyS device later. The
options are the same as for ttyS, above.
+ hvc<n> Use the hypervisor console device <n>. This is for
+ both Xen and PowerPC hypervisors.
If the device connected to the port is not a TTY but a braille
device, prepend "brl," before the device type, for instance