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authorKonrad Rzeszutek Wilk2013-02-25 14:54:09 -0600
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman2013-03-03 16:03:34 -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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@@ -564,6 +564,8 @@ bytes respectively. Such letter suffixes can also be entirely omitted.
564 UART at the specified I/O port or MMIO address, 564 UART at the specified I/O port or MMIO address,
565 switching to the matching ttyS device later. The 565 switching to the matching ttyS device later. The
566 options are the same as for ttyS, above. 566 options are the same as for ttyS, above.
567 hvc<n> Use the hypervisor console device <n>. This is for
568 both Xen and PowerPC hypervisors.
567 569
568 If the device connected to the port is not a TTY but a braille 570 If the device connected to the port is not a TTY but a braille
569 device, prepend "brl," before the device type, for instance 571 device, prepend "brl," before the device type, for instance