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    SubjectRe: How to compile module params into kernel?
    On Wed, 2006-11-08 21:09:04 +0100, Jesper Juhl <> wrote:
    > On 08/11/06, Joakim Tjernlund <> wrote:
    > > > -----Original Message-----
    > > > From: Jesper Juhl []
    > > > On 08/11/06, Joakim Tjernlund <> wrote:
    > > > > Instead of passing a module param on the cmdline I want to compile that
    > > > > into the kernel, but I can't figure out how.
    > > > You could edit the module source and hardcode default values.
    > > Yes, but I don't want to do that since it makes maintance
    > > harder.
    > Well, as far as I know, there's no way to specify default module
    > options at compile time. The defaults are set in the module source and
    > are modifiable at module load time or by setting options on the kernel
    > command line at boot tiem. So, if that's no good for you I don't see
    > any other way except modifying the source to hardcode new defaults.

    However, that could probably be hacked in easily. We use a similar
    approach for VAX, since we're not yet regularly booting off a local
    harddisk, but commonly via MOP off the network.

    MfG, JBG

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