Re: [PATCH 1/1] 2.6.14-rc3 x86: COMMAND_LINE_SIZE

From: Alon Bar-Lev
Date: Tue Oct 11 2005 - 15:35:10 EST

Andi Kleen wrote:

It's a bad idea to have a CONFIG for every buffer. If we go down this way
this way we end up with a unconfigurable kernel at some point with
hundreds of obscure parameters. Just increase it if there is a need for it.
If you're really worried about memory consumption you can
make the big buffer __initdata and copy it to a newly allocated buffer of the right size.

OK... So I think 1024 bytes should be used... Does it sound OK?

But I still think that the documentation should not specify a fixed size, so that boot loaders will pass the full command line to the kernel.

Best Regards,
Alon Bar-Lev.
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