Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH 8 of 13] Add a bootparameter to reserve high linear address space for hypervisors

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Wed Aug 02 2006 - 00:19:21 EST

> I think you misunderstand the purpose of parse_early_param? It is
> designed to be called directly by the arch at some point (it is
> idempotent, so the second call in init/main.c does nothing if the arch
> has called it). ie. in i386, it replaces parse_cmdline_early().

Ah I didn't realize that. But why is there a second call in init/main.c?
Looks like a big hack to me. Someone was too lazy to add it to all architectures?

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