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    SubjectRe: boot parameters / TECH80 5650 & DAS 1800 hardware
    On Thu, 14 Jan 1999, Han-Kwang Nienhuys wrote:

    > Hello,
    >
    > I am currently working on two device drivers for use in a laboratory
    > environment. One for a servo controller (TECH80 model 5650), the other one
    > for an AD convertor (CyrDAS 1800HR).
    >
    > Question 1: how can a module retrieve the kernel boot options (e.g.
    > te5650=0x320) ? I couldn't find it in Beck's book "Linux kernel internals".
    > The other char drivers don't seem to bother very much about boot options.
    <snip>

    It's not supposed to. Modules have their own parameters (that come
    from the insmod command line or /etc/conf.modules). You can use the
    MODULE_PARAM macro to tell insmod about these. Have a look at some
    existing modules to see how this is used.

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