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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] ramdisk: documentation update
On Sat, 07 Dec 2013 19:19:11 -0800
Randy Dunlap wrote:

> On 12/06/13 15:52, Fabian Frederick wrote:
> > -ramdisk_blocksize doesn't exist anymore.
> > -Module parameters added to documentation.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Fabian Frederick <fabf@skynet.be>
> > ---
> > Documentation/blockdev/ramdisk.txt | 23 ++++++++++++++++++-----
> > 1 file changed, 18 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/Documentation/blockdev/ramdisk.txt b/Documentation/blockdev/ramdisk.txt
> > index fa72e97..5dca7b1 100644
> > --- a/Documentation/blockdev/ramdisk.txt
> > +++ b/Documentation/blockdev/ramdisk.txt
> > @@ -36,21 +36,30 @@ allowing one to squeeze more programs onto an average installation or
> > rescue floppy disk.
> >
> >
> > -2) Kernel Command Line Parameters
> > +2) Parameters
> > ---------------------------------
> >
> > +2a) Kernel Command Line Parameters
> > +
> > ramdisk_size=N
> > ==============
> >
> > This parameter tells the RAM disk driver to set up RAM disks of N k size. The
> > default is 4096 (4 MB) (8192 (8 MB) on S390).
>
> I don't find any place that S390 changes CONFIG_BLK_DEV_RAM_SIZE from its default
> of 4096 to 8192. Did you? If so, where please?

You're right, it's an old S390 recommendation.I'm removing it as well :)

>
>
> >
> > - ramdisk_blocksize=N
> > - ===================
> > +2b) Module parameters
> > +
> > + rd_nr
> > + =====
> > + /dev/ramX devices created.
> >
> > -This parameter tells the RAM disk driver how many bytes to use per block. The
> > -default is 1024 (BLOCK_SIZE).
> > + max_part
> > + ========
> > + Maximum partition number.
> >
> > + rd_size
> > + =======
> > + cf ramdisk_size.
>
> Compare to ramdisk_size? how about
>
> See ramdisk_size.
> or
> Same as ramdisk_size.

ok.
>
> >
> > 3) Using "rdev -r"
> > ------------------
>
>
> As for the Changelog, it would be better just to delete all of it.
> That's what git is for (and good at).

Git only gives post 2008 updates.I guess we keep previous changelogs in text mode where
available ?

I had no reaction to this patch (also about ramdisk)
https://lkml.org/lkml/2013/12/6/748
Should I merge it to this one ?

>
>
> --
> ~Randy

Fabian


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