[RFC][PATCH] Put PReP boot arguments in a fixed location in the boot image
trini at kernel.crashing.org
Tue Mar 25 07:11:34 EST 2003
On Sat, Mar 22, 2003 at 08:31:18PM -0000, Leigh Brown wrote:
> I have been using this patch very successfully for ages. Having the
> boot arguments in a fixed location in the boot image makes it trivial
> to write a program to set the arguments.
> Please take a look at the patch and let me know what you think. If
> there are no negative comments I shall post it again for inclusion.
> The patch should apply against linuxppc_2_4 and linuxppc_2_4-devel.
The changes to 'mkprep' I _think_ would break non-'PReP' systems using
that. Please modify simple/head.S (and related) in a similar fashion,
and present this is a patch against 'linux-2.4' (GNU or BK patch is
fine with me). Thanks.
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