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Subject[PATCH] use simple_strtoul for unsigned kernel parameters
The largest "unsigned int" value doesn't fit in a "long", on many machines.
So we should use simple_strtoul, not simple_strtol, to decode these values.

Enjoy,
-- Jamie

--- orig-2.5.75/kernel/params.c 2003-07-08 21:44:26.000000000 +0100
+++ laptop-2.5.75/kernel/params.c 2003-08-17 03:17:40.116594605 +0100
@@ -165,9 +165,9 @@
}

STANDARD_PARAM_DEF(short, short, "%hi", long, simple_strtol);
-STANDARD_PARAM_DEF(ushort, unsigned short, "%hu", long, simple_strtol);
+STANDARD_PARAM_DEF(ushort, unsigned short, "%hu", unsigned long, simple_strtoul);
STANDARD_PARAM_DEF(int, int, "%i", long, simple_strtol);
-STANDARD_PARAM_DEF(uint, unsigned int, "%u", long, simple_strtol);
+STANDARD_PARAM_DEF(uint, unsigned int, "%u", unsigned long, simple_strtoul);
STANDARD_PARAM_DEF(long, long, "%li", long, simple_strtol);
STANDARD_PARAM_DEF(ulong, unsigned long, "%lu", unsigned long, simple_strtoul);

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