Re: [PATCH 0/3] module: Allow parameters without arguments

From: Steven Rostedt
Date: Tue Aug 13 2013 - 20:17:11 EST

On Tue, 13 Aug 2013 20:34:58 -0300
Lucas De Marchi <> wrote:

> so in kcmdline we would have modulename.param instead of modulename.param=1?
> I guess we need to update kmod then, because currently we ignore and
> treat this case as a wrong token. From a quick look, allowing it in
> kmod would be as simple as removing a condition check.
> Lucas De Marchi

Note, both will still work. And it didn't change much. Today, anything
that uses "module_param()" with bool type (a quick git grep shows 570
users), already do not require a value.

Randomly looking at one... drivers/input/mouse/synaptics_i2c.c, you can
just do:

insmod synaptics_i2c.ko no_filter

no need to add a "=1" to that.

But anything else will still require a value. I just want to allow
other parameters that act like a boolean to not require one.

-- Steve
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