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Re: [PATCH 2/3] mips:powertv: Make kernel command line size configurable

To: Ralf Baechle <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/3] mips:powertv: Make kernel command line size configurable (resend)
From: David VomLehn <>
Date: Wed, 6 May 2009 11:19:31 -0700
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On Wed, May 06, 2009 at 05:35:18PM +0100, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> On Mon, May 04, 2009 at 03:57:19PM -0700, David VomLehn wrote:
> > Most platforms can get by perfectly well with the default command line size,
> > but some platforms need more. This patch allows the command line size to
> > be configured for those platforms that need it. The default remains 256
> > characters.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: David VomLehn <>
> How big of a command line do you need?  For no scientific reason other
> than there not being any obvious need for a larger size MIPS is using 256
> and I think unless you're asking for a huge number it will be better to
> just raise that constant.

The answer depends on the platform, but it's at 438 characters on a typical
platform. If I *had* to pick a number, I'd probably go for 512 characters; I
just hate to force others to use memory they aren't going to use.

>   Ralf


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