Patchwork [16/88] doc, kernel-parameters: Document 'console=hvc<n>'

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Submitter Luis Henriques
Date March 14, 2013, 10:35 a.m.
Message ID <1363257381-15900-17-git-send-email-luis.henriques@canonical.com>
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Luis Henriques - March 14, 2013, 10:35 a.m.
3.5.7.8 -stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.

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From: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@oracle.com>

commit a2fd6419174470f5ae6383f5037d0ee21ed9833f upstream.

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

Cc: Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
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: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques@canonical.com>
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 Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

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diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
index 65f25d7..912785c 100644
--- a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -570,6 +570,8 @@  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