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SubjectRe: module parameters versus kernel command line
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On Friday 04 April 2008, Rusty Russell wrote:
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> The second is that users might be surprised when they take
> the 'usbcore.blinkenlights' line out of their modprobe config file and it
> still applies. Most users use everything-is-a-module distributions.

Why don't do it in user space (let insmod/modprobe parse /proc/cmdline)?
1. Users won't be surprised after looking at the new man pages:)
2. it will work with older kernel

The warning problem is more complicated to fix.

Regards

Marc


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