1 Matching Annotations
- Mar 2018
1) <hex_major><hex_minor> device number in hexadecimal represents itself * no leading 0x, for example b302. * 2) /dev/nfs represents Root_NFS (0xff) * 3) /dev/<disk_name> represents the device number of disk * 4) /dev/<disk_name><decimal> represents the device number * of partition - device number of disk plus the partition number * 5) /dev/<disk_name>p<decimal> - same as the above, that form is * used when disk name of partitioned disk ends on a digit. * 6) PARTUUID=00112233-4455-6677-8899-AABBCCDDEEFF representing the * unique id of a partition if the partition table provides it. * The UUID may be either an EFI/GPT UUID, or refer to an MSDOS * partition using the format SSSSSSSS-PP, where SSSSSSSS is a zero- * filled hex representation of the 32-bit "NT disk signature", and PP * is a zero-filled hex representation of the 1-based partition number. * 7) PARTUUID=<UUID>/PARTNROFF=<int> to select a partition in relation to * a partition with a known unique id. * 8) <major>:<minor> major and minor number of the device separated by * a colon.
this is all possible valid formats passed to root= option in linux boot command line