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Re: Passing kernel args

To: Dave Gilbert <gilbertd@treblig.org>
Subject: Re: Passing kernel args
From: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2001 10:16:33 +0200
Cc: Guido Guenther <guido.guenther@gmx.net>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.4.10.10104192336540.894-100000@tardis.home.dave>; from gilbertd@treblig.org on Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 11:45:08PM +0100
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References: <20010419224030.A19856@bilbo.physik.uni-konstanz.de> <Pine.LNX.4.10.10104192336540.894-100000@tardis.home.dave>
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On Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 11:45:08PM +0100, Dave Gilbert wrote:
>     So if you:
> 
>        setenv OSLoadOptions "root=/dev/sda1 ro"
> 
>     The kernel actually sees:
>        OSLoadOptions=root=/dev/sda1 ro
> 
>     So I had to do:
> 
>        setenv OSLoadOptions " root=/dev/sda1 ro"
> 
>     Which works like a dream. (Note the trailing space after the first " )

This sounds like a ARC firmware bug. The patch Guido produced 2
weeks ago now in the kernel worked for me on multiple indys and indigo2s
up to now without the leading space.

Flo
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Florian Lohoff                  flo@rfc822.org             +49-5201-669912
     Why is it called "common sense" when nobody seems to have any?


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