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SubjectRe: PATCH: Enable IP PNP for 2.4.4-ac8
Date said:
> Since you have to set the command line anyway ip=dhcp is no extra
> burden and it lets you use the same kernel to boot of the harddrive
> etc.

You don't have to set the command line anyway. At least you _didn't_. said:
> I boot diskless all of time and supporting a ramdisk is trivial. You
> just a have a program that slaps a kernel a ramdisk, and some command
> line arguments into a single image, along with a touch of adapter code
> to set the kernel parameters correctly and then boot that.

It's a PITA. Downloading a kernel by TFTP each time you make a one-line
change is painful enough, without having to download a ramdisk to go with

And once those kernels are being built with CONFIG_BLK_DEV=n, the ramdisk
is going to be an even more unattractive solution.


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