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Linux in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition by Aaron Weber, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever

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kernel

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                     kernel [--non-mem-option] file [...]

Load the kernel image from file. Any text following file is passed on as the kernel command line. After running this command, you must reload any modules. The option --type specifies the kernel type and is required only for loading a NetBSD ELF kernel; GRUB automatically determines other types. The possible values of type are linux, biglinux, freebsd, multiboot, netbsd, and openbsd. For Linux, --no-mem-option tells GRUB not to pass the mem= option to the kernel.

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