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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86 built-in command line
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    On Mon, 2006-06-12 at 14:36 -0700, Tim Bird wrote:
    > Thomas Gleixner wrote:
    > > Well most of the bootloaders I'm working with let me change the
    > > commandline.
    >
    > Just FYI for this thread, most of the bootloaders I work with
    > don't let me change the kernel command line. Many have no
    > knowledge of Linux whatsoever. Many boards, especially internal
    > boards, have hobbled-together custom bootloaders.
    >
    > Hence, I've gotten out of the habit of figuring out how to set
    > the command line args from the bootloader even for those
    > platforms where the bootloader *is* capable of it.

    Which is not a problem with the (b) variant where the bootloader
    provided command line replaces the compiled in one. It does not change
    your habit of not setting up a commandline - or an empty one.

    This would also ensure compability with grub and friends, which I
    consider as a real strong argument to avoid breakage all over the place.

    tglx


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