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Re: [PATCH] removed ad-hoc cmdline default

To: Robert Millan <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] removed ad-hoc cmdline default
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2010 22:58:35 +0000
In-reply-to: <1289133509.1547.1@thorin>
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On Sun, Nov 07, 2010 at 01:38:29PM +0100, Robert Millan wrote:

> Loongson builds have an ad-hoc cmdline default of "console=ttyS0,115200 
> root=/dev/hda1". These settings come from vendor (I remember builds 
> from Lemote branch requiring a "console=tty" override in order to get a 
> working console).
> At least on my Yeeloong, they're particularly useless: there's no 
> (external) serial port, and the IDE drive is now recognised as /dev/
> sda.
> I recommend removing them. They make sense from a distributor/vendor 
> POV but otherwise are just a nuissance.

Makes sense to me but I'm not an authoritative expert for all Loongson
platforms so I'm going to wait for comments for a few days before I'm
going to apply this.

Generally forcing options like this is just a bad idea.


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