Home Page Home Page
 Home | Software Development | System/Network Administration | Corporate Services | Resources | About Us
Monthly Server Management One-time Server Services Other Services
Network Administration Network Monitoring Network Security High Availability Load Balancing Data Backup and Recovery
Linux HOWTOs Linux Guides New RFCs Vulnerability list
Partners Careers Site Map
The Linux BootPrompt-HowTo Next Previous Contents

The Linux BootPrompt-HowTo

by Paul Gortmaker.

v1.4, Mar 21, 2003

This is the BootPrompt-Howto, which is a compilation of all the possible boot time arguments that can be passed to the Linux kernel at boot time. A discussion of how the kernel sorts boot time arguments, along with an overview of some of the popular software used to boot Linux kernels is also included.

1. Introduction

2. Overview of Boot Prompt Arguments

3. General Non-Device Specific Boot Args

4. Boot Arguments to Control PCI Bus Behaviour (`pci=')

5. Boot Arguments for Video Frame Buffer Drivers

6. Boot Arguments for SCSI Peripherals.

7. Hard Disks

8. The Sound Drivers


10. Serial and ISDN Drivers

11. Other Hardware Devices

12. Copying, Translations, Closing, etc.

Next Previous Contents