Commit 7a19a237 authored by Ahmed S. Darwish's avatar Ahmed S. Darwish Committed by Linus Torvalds
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Documentation: explain [KMG] parameter suffix



The '[KMG]' suffix is commonly described after a number of kernel
parameter values documentation.  Explicitly state its semantics.
Signed-off-by: default avatarAhmed S. Darwish <darwish.07@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: default avatarRandy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
parent 6f21e646
......@@ -144,6 +144,11 @@ a fixed number of characters. This limit depends on the architecture
and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
./include/asm/setup.h as COMMAND_LINE_SIZE.
Finally, the [KMG] suffix is commonly described after a number of kernel
parameter values. These 'K', 'M', and 'G' letters represent the _binary_
multipliers 'Kilo', 'Mega', and 'Giga', equalling 2^10, 2^20, and 2^30
bytes respectively. Such letter suffixes can also be entirely omitted.
acpi= [HW,ACPI,X86]
Advanced Configuration and Power Interface
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