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Re: [PATCH 6/6] setup.c: use early_param() for early command line parsin

To: vagabon.xyz@gmail.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 6/6] setup.c: use early_param() for early command line parsing
From: Atsushi Nemoto <anemo@mba.ocn.ne.jp>
Date: Wed, 09 Aug 2006 01:05:26 +0900 (JST)
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On Tue, 08 Aug 2006 16:00:30 +0200, Franck Bui-Huu <vagabon.xyz@gmail.com> 
wrote:
> >> NOTE ! This patch also changes the initrd semantic. Old code
> >> was expecting "rd_start=xxx rd_size=xxx" which uses two
> >> parameters. Now the code expects "initrd=xxx@yyy" which is
> >> really simpler to parse and to use. No default config files
> >> use these parameters anyways but not sure for bootloader's
> >> users...
> > 
> > This code is there precisely because most mips bootloaders use
> > rd_start/rd_size.
> 
> OK, I guess we have to stick with this weird semantic...

Maybe you can add something like "initrdmem=xxx@yyy", keeping
"rd_start" and "rd_size" for the backward compatibility.  Just a
thought.

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Atsushi Nemoto

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