Re: [PATCH 2.5.12] x86 Boot enhancements, boot params 1/11

From: Eric W. Biederman (
Date: Mon May 06 2002 - 05:13:34 EST

Pavel Machek <> writes:

> Hi!
> > #5 boot.heap
> > ============================================================
> > Modify video.S so that mode_list is also allocated from
> > the boot time heap. This probably saves a little memory,
> > and makes a compiled in command line a sane thing to implement.
> Do you see easy way to pass video mode used to kernel? S3 suspend support
> is going to need that..

Do you mean something other than the vga= command line option?
Which actually just sets a 16bit mode in the kernel parameter structure.

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