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Old 07-28-2009, 01:04 PM   #1
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kernel commands?


aside from the docs, is there a way to find out the list of kernel commands (and options) in a particular distro? something like "<listoptions> --?".
 
Old 07-28-2009, 01:07 PM   #2
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I think maybe you mean shell commands (BASH is the most common Linux shell). What kind of commands are you interested in?
 
Old 07-28-2009, 03:08 PM   #3
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i am referring to the commands that go in the boot commandline when starting up

image=/boot/vmlinuz initrd=/boot/initrd.gz
ramdisk_size=100000
root=/dev/ram0
rw
init=linuxrc
boot=/dev/hdb6
lang=us
acpi=off
vga=791
dma
 
Old 07-28-2009, 04:23 PM   #4
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This might help:

http://tldp.org/HOWTO/BootPrompt-HOWTO.html
 
Old 07-28-2009, 05:48 PM   #5
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I believe those are arguments passed to the kernel, some of which may be passed on to "init".
 
Old 07-28-2009, 08:24 PM   #6
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"cat /proc/cmdline"
 
Old 07-29-2009, 10:28 AM   #7
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"cat /proc/cmdline"
this seems to show only the options currently in use.
 
  


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