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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] x86 support for the initrd= command line option
On Thu, Mar 19, 2020 at 5:59 PM <hpa@zytor.com> wrote:

> It has been designated consumed by the bootloader on x86 since at least 1995. So ARM broke it.

Eh. This feels like a matter of semantics - booting the kernel via EFI
results in it being parsed by the boot stub, so in that case we're
left arguing that the boot stub isn't the kernel. I can just about buy
that, but it's a stretch. For this change to actually break something,
we'd need the bootloader to be passing something that the kernel
parses, but not actually populating the initrd fields in bootparams.
That seems unlikely?

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