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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] THE LINUX/I386 BOOT PROTOCOL - Breaking the 256 limit (ping)
    On Wednesday 30 August 2006 19:06, Alon Bar-Lev wrote:

    > >
    > > And the other thing is that this will cost memory. Either make
    > > it dependend on !CONFIG_SMALL or fix the boot code to save the
    > > command line into a kmalloc'ed buffer of the right size and __init
    > > the original one
    > I don't mind doing either... Any preference for one of them? The
    > kmalloc approach seems nicer..

    kmalloc is better yes. You just have to do it after kmalloc is up
    and running and make sure the users before reference the __init'ed version.
    I suspect only /proc/cmdline will need the kmalloc version after booting,
    nobody else should look at the command line.

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