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authorPaul Gortmaker <>2013-09-30 13:45:19 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <>2013-09-30 14:31:02 -0700
commit080506ad0aa9c9fbc7879cdd290d55624da08c60 (patch)
tree8a696742dcaaee55f1a9524b87be7dfa960eb3d6 /block/Kconfig
parenteadb41ae82f802105c0601aa8a0a0e7595826497 (diff)
block: change config option name for cmdline partition parsing
Recently commit bab55417b10c ("block: support embedded device command line partition") introduced CONFIG_CMDLINE_PARSER. However, that name is too generic and sounds like it enables/disables generic kernel boot arg processing, when it really is block specific. Before this option becomes a part of a full/final release, add the BLK_ prefix to it so that it is clear in absence of any other context that it is block specific. In addition, fix up the following less critical items: - help text was not really at all helpful. - index file for Documentation was not updated - add the new arg to Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt - clarify wording in source comments Signed-off-by: Paul Gortmaker <> Cc: Jens Axboe <> Cc: Cai Zhiyong <> Cc: Wei Yongjun <> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <>
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diff --git a/block/Kconfig b/block/Kconfig
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+++ b/block/Kconfig
@@ -99,11 +99,16 @@ config BLK_DEV_THROTTLING
See Documentation/cgroups/blkio-controller.txt for more information.
bool "Block device command line partition parser"
default n
- Parsing command line, get the partitions information.
+ Enabling this option allows you to specify the partition layout from
+ the kernel boot args. This is typically of use for embedded devices
+ which don't otherwise have any standardized method for listing the
+ partitions on a block device.
+ See Documentation/block/cmdline-partition.txt for more information.
menu "Partition Types"