Re: [PATCH] THE LINUX/I386 BOOT PROTOCOL - Breaking the 256 limit (ping)
From: Andi Kleen
Date: Sun Aug 27 2006 - 14:26:19 EST
Alon Bar-Lev <alon.barlev@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Extending the kernel parameters to a 2048 bytes for
> boot protocol >=2.02 of i386, ia64 and x86_64 architectures for
> Current implementation allows the kernel to receive up to
> 255 characters from the bootloader. In current environment,
> the command-line is used in order to specify many values,
> including suspend/resume, module arguments, splash, initramfs
> and more. 255 characters are not enough anymore.
The last time I tried this on x86-64 lilo on systems that used EDD broke.
EDD uses part of the bootup page too. So most likely it's not that simple.
And please don't shout your subjects.
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