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SubjectRe: 2.6.1-mm4
On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 03:06:57PM +1100, Rusty Russell wrote:
> In message <p73r7xwglgn.fsf@verdi.suse.de> you write:
> > Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> writes:
> >
> > > Migrating to module_param() is the Right Thing here IMHO, which actually
> > > takes the damn address,
> >
> > The main problem is that module_parm renames the boot time arguments and
> > makes them long and hard to remember.
>
> Um, if the module name is neat, and the parameter name is neat, the
> combination of the two with a "." between them will be nest.
>
> > E.g. the new argument needed to make the mouse work on KVMs is
> > mindboogling, could be nearly a Windows registry entry.
>
> I have no idea what you are talking about. 8(

Inbetween the module changes and the input changes there was a
situation, where you'd have to pass

psmouse.psmouse_maxproto=imps2

as a kernel argument. This should (I hope so, I have to check) be fixed
now.

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Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs, SuSE CR
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