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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86_64, i386: Add command line length to boot protocol
On Tue 2007-03-06 13:21:34, Dave Jones wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 06, 2007 at 07:14:30PM +0100, Bernhard Walle wrote:
>
> > +cmdline_size: .long COMMAND_LINE_SIZE-1 #length of the command line,
>
> Why a long? It's unlikely that someone is going to have a command line
> bigger than 0xffff.

Well, I could imagine overflowing that. Describing your numa setup,
excluding few bad bits of ram using memmap=exact, set up your boot
over iscsi on cmdline.... these are likely to eat insane ammount of
cmdline space.
Pavel
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