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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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