Re: User/kernelspace stuff to set/get kernel variables

From: Russell King (
Date: Thu Dec 13 2001 - 11:58:05 EST

On Thu, Dec 13, 2001 at 05:20:37PM +0100, Jan Janak wrote:
> If you pass a parameter that is not recognized by the kernel, it will be
> passed to init as environment variable, so all you need to do is check
> for the variable in your init scripts ($network in your example).

IIRC, Red Hat scripts grab them from /proc/cmdline

Russell King (                The developer of ARM Linux

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