Commit f5abc8e7 authored by Fabian Frederick's avatar Fabian Frederick Committed by Linus Torvalds

Documentation/blockdev/ramdisk.txt: updates

- ramdisk_blocksize doesn't exist anymore

- Module parameters added to documentation
Signed-off-by: default avatarFabian Frederick <>
Acked-by: default avatarRandy Dunlap <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent c1083732
......@@ -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
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).
default is 4096 (4 MB).
2b) Module parameters
/dev/ramX devices created.
This parameter tells the RAM disk driver how many bytes to use per block. The
default is 1024 (BLOCK_SIZE).
Maximum partition number.
See ramdisk_size.
3) Using "rdev -r"
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