Kernel line

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The kernel line can be used to pass various parameters to the kernel.

Appending parameters to the kernel line

For syslinux, edit /boot/syslinux/syslinux.cfg:

APPEND root=/dev/sda4 ro nmi_watchdog=0

For grub, edit /boot/grub.cfg:

linux  /vmlinuz-linux root=UUID=a3... ro some_parameter=1 quiet

For grub-legacyAUR, edit /boot/grub/menu.lst:

kernel /vmlinuz26 root=/dev/sda3 ro some_parameter=1 quiet

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