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SubjectRe: [2.6.19 patch] drivers/ide/pci/generic.c: re-add the __setup("all-generic-ide",...)
On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 05:29:58PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> Ar Iau, 2006-10-19 am 18:13 +0200, ysgrifennodd Adrian Bunk:
> > > Missing update to Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt ?
> > > (maybe it's been missing forever?)
> >
> > It's been missing forever.
> >
> > I'm not sure whether documenting it now where it's deprecated and nearly
> > dead makes sense..
>
> Its not dead, its so useful that drivers/ata also supports it

But in the drivers/ata case it's a module parameter, not a __setup
kernel parameter.

And I don't think it makes sense to manually add module parameters to
kernel-parameters.txt

If a documentation of all module parameters is considered useful,
someone should write a script to automatically generate such a list.

cu
Adrian

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