Re: Kernel eats argument=

From: Richard B. Johnson
Date: Fri Jun 17 2005 - 10:03:32 EST

On Fri, 17 Jun 2005, Nico Schottelius wrote:


I wanted to have 'cprofile=a_profile" specified to my init
system. Now after some hours of debugging I see that
everything that is in the form of


is eaten by the kernel and _not_ given to init.
Is that how it should be or is that a bug?

If it's how it should be, I'll switch to "cprofile:a_profile"
or will Linux eat that, too?

The most mysterious thing (for me) is that /proc/cmdline
contains that stuff again.

Nico, somehow confused

Init gets a single parameter 'auto'. Variables not understood
by the kernel get put into the environment....

|______ maybe a bug, no "H".

Dick Johnson
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