[tip:x86/urgent] doc, kernel-parameters: Document 'console=hvc<n>'

From: tip-bot for Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
Date: Mon Feb 25 2013 - 17:15:32 EST

Commit-ID: a2fd6419174470f5ae6383f5037d0ee21ed9833f
Gitweb: http://git.kernel.org/tip/a2fd6419174470f5ae6383f5037d0ee21ed9833f
Author: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx>
AuthorDate: Mon, 25 Feb 2013 15:54:09 -0500
Committer: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
CommitDate: Mon, 25 Feb 2013 13:42:15 -0800

doc, kernel-parameters: Document 'console=hvc<n>'

Both the PowerPC hypervisor and Xen hypervisor can utilize the
hvc driver.

Cc: Greg KH <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx>
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1361825650-14031-3-git-send-email-konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx
Cc: <stable@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt | 2 ++
1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
index c4cc199..986614d 100644
--- a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -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
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