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authorKonrad Rzeszutek Wilk2013-02-25 14:54:09 -0600
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman2013-03-03 16:09:03 -0600
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doc, kernel-parameters: Document 'console=hvc<n>'
commit a2fd6419174470f5ae6383f5037d0ee21ed9833f upstream. Both the PowerPC hypervisor and Xen hypervisor can utilize the hvc driver. 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 Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@linux.intel.com> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
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@@ -531,6 +531,8 @@ bytes respectively. Such letter suffixes can also be entirely omitted.
531 UART at the specified I/O port or MMIO address, 531 UART at the specified I/O port or MMIO address,
532 switching to the matching ttyS device later. The 532 switching to the matching ttyS device later. The
533 options are the same as for ttyS, above. 533 options are the same as for ttyS, above.
534 hvc<n> Use the hypervisor console device <n>. This is for
535 both Xen and PowerPC hypervisors.
534 536
535 If the device connected to the port is not a TTY but a braille 537 If the device connected to the port is not a TTY but a braille
536 device, prepend "brl," before the device type, for instance 538 device, prepend "brl," before the device type, for instance