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SubjectRe: THE LINUX/I386 BOOT PROTOCOL - Breaking the 256 limit
Chris Wedgwood wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 31, 2005 at 03:01:57PM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>
>>Maybe not. Another option would simply be to bump it up
>>significantly (2x isn't really that much.) 4096, maybe.
>
> I wonder if we're not at the point where we need something different
> to what we have now. The concept of a command-line works for passing
> simple state but for more complex things it's too cumbersome.

Well, we have initramfs for the really big stuff. The kernel shouldn't
really need that much data, though.

-hpa
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