[PATCH] Add rdinit parameter to pick early userspace init
[linux-2.6.git] / Documentation / kernel-parameters.txt
index 3d5cd7a..d2f0c67 100644 (file)
@@ -1174,6 +1174,11 @@ running once the system is up.
                        New name for the ramdisk parameter.
                        See Documentation/ramdisk.txt.
 
+       rdinit=         [KNL]
+                       Format: <full_path>
+                       Run specified binary instead of /init from the ramdisk,
+                       used for early userspace startup. See initrd.
+
        reboot=         [BUGS=IA-32,BUGS=ARM,BUGS=IA-64] Rebooting mode
                        Format: <reboot_mode>[,<reboot_mode2>[,...]]
                        See arch/*/kernel/reboot.c.