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SubjectRe: 2.6.11.7 kernel panic on boot on AMD64
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> Hmm? saved_command_Line should have enough space to add a simple string.
> It is a 1024bytes. Unless you already have a 1k command line it should
> be quite ok.

init/main.c:
char saved_command_line[COMMAND_LINE_SIZE];

inclide/asm-x86-64/setup.h:
#define COMMAND_LINE_SIZE 256

Rubens command line is a total of 251 chars, adding "console=tty0" will
exceed it.

> Why do you think it is bogus?
>

I thought that saved_command_line on x64 was like the other archs, an
untouched copy and it wouldn't have made sense to apply another string
to it then, but I was wrong as it is the working line.

I still don't understand why console=tty0 is to be appended however.

> > This is bogus appending stuff to the saved_command_line and at the same
> > time in Rubens case it touches the late_time_init() which breakes havoc.
>
> I dont agree with this patch.
>
> -Andi
>
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Alexander Nyberg <alexn@telia.com>
> >
> > Index: linux-2.6/arch/x86_64/kernel/head64.c
> > ===================================================================
> > --- linux-2.6.orig/arch/x86_64/kernel/head64.c 2005-04-26 11:41:43.000000000 +0200
> > +++ linux-2.6/arch/x86_64/kernel/head64.c 2005-04-29 11:57:46.000000000 +0200
> > @@ -93,9 +93,6 @@
> > #ifdef CONFIG_SMP
> > cpu_set(0, cpu_online_map);
> > #endif
> > - /* default console: */
> > - if (!strstr(saved_command_line, "console="))
> > - strcat(saved_command_line, " console=tty0");
> > s = strstr(saved_command_line, "earlyprintk=");
> > if (s != NULL)
> > setup_early_printk(s);
> >
> >
--
Alexander Nyberg <alexn@telia.com>

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