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Re: [PATCH] Configuration changes to go along with simplified command li

To: David VomLehn <dvomlehn@cisco.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Configuration changes to go along with simplified command line manipulation
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Tue, 6 Jul 2010 02:31:06 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Thu, Jul 01, 2010 at 01:37:52PM -0700, David VomLehn wrote:

> Additional changes to Youichi Yuasa's command line simplication code
> 
> The PowerTV platform uses a non-standard way to get the kernel command
> line--we insert a built-in command line into arcs_cmdline and to
> get additional command line information from the bootloader via a
> pointer in the a1 register. It is necessary to insert a space between
> to the two strings or the last argument from arcs_cmdline and the first
> argument from the bootloader may be inadvertantly combined.
> 
> It is also necessary to set CONFIG_CMDLINE_BOOL to "y" and to set the
> default command line to an empty string to get the simplified code to
> work properly in the PowerTV environment.

Queued for 2.6.36 - but if absolutely necessary, should
CONFIG_CMDLINE_BOOL not be selected?

  Ralf

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