[PATCH] kexec ppc64: fix misaligned cmdline
david at gibson.dropbear.id.au
Tue Jun 5 09:49:17 EST 2007
On Mon, Jun 04, 2007 at 05:23:45PM +1000, Miichael Neuling wrote:
> If the cmdline changes between boots, we can get misalignment of the
> bootargs entry, which in turn corrupts our device tree blob and hence
> kills our kexec boot.
> Specifically, if the cmdline length was >= 8 before and the new cmdline
> length is < 8, we can get corruption.
Hrm. Have you considered using dtc for this conversion, rather than
this somewhat dubious looking fs2dt?
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