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RE: Boot options



On Wed, 2004-05-19 at 14:31, robin-lists robinbowes com wrote:
> Chris Kloiber wrote:
> > On Wed, 2004-05-19 at 06:23, robin-lists robinbowes com wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> 
> >> Someone asked on the list recently about installing to alternative
> >> filesystems. The way to do this was to pass the name of the file
> >> system as a parameter when booting, e.g. "linux XFS" or whatever.
> >> 
> >> This has led me to wonder what other boot options are available. Is
> >> there a definitive list somewhere that explains what options are
> >> available and what they all do? 
> >> 
> >> Thanks,
> > 
> > Anaconda is open-source. "Use the code, Luke..."
> 
> Chris,
> 
> Is it Anaconda that provides these options, or is it the kernel?
> 
> I suppose your suggestion holds good for both :o)
> 
> R.

Any option on the kernel boot line that is not understood by the kernel
is parsed by anaconda. So items like 'pci=noacpi' are handled by the
kernel, and items like 'noprobe' or 'reiserfs' are handled by anaconda.

-- 
Chris Kloiber





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