10 boot time parameters you should know about the Linux kernel

Posted by tadelste on Mar 8, 2006 8:03 AM EDT
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The Linux kernel accepts boot time parameters as it starts to boot system. This is used to inform kernel about various hardware parameter.

You need boot time parameters to Troubleshoot system, Hardware parameters that the kernel would not able to determine on its own, Force kernel to override the default hardware parameters in order to increase performance, Password and other recovery operations etc.

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