[PATCH 06/20] of: Change logic to overwrite cmd_line with CONFIG_CMDLINE
grant.likely at secretlab.ca
Tue Sep 20 14:30:49 EST 2011
On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 9:44 PM, Benjamin Herrenschmidt
<benh at kernel.crashing.org> wrote:
> We used to overwrite with CONFIG_CMDLINE if we found a chosen
> node but failed to get bootargs out of it or they were empty,
> unless CONFIG_CMDLINE_FORCE is set.
> Instead change that to overwrite if cmd_line is non empty after
> the bootargs check. It allows arch code to have other mechanisms
> to retrieve the command line prior to parsing the device-tree.
> Note: CONFIG_CMDLINE_FORCE case should ideally be handled elsewhere
> as it won't work as it-is if the device-tree has no /chosen node
> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh at kernel.crashing.org>
Acked-by: Grant Likely <grant.likely at secretlab.ca>
But while you're in there, you should comment what you described in
the commit text. Namely that CONFIG_CMDLINE is a last resort if
nothing else managed to set the command line.
> drivers/of/fdt.c | 2 +-
> 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/drivers/of/fdt.c b/drivers/of/fdt.c
> index 65200af..d382163 100644
> --- a/drivers/of/fdt.c
> +++ b/drivers/of/fdt.c
> @@ -683,7 +683,7 @@ int __init early_init_dt_scan_chosen(unsigned long node, const char *uname,
> #ifdef CONFIG_CMDLINE
> #ifndef CONFIG_CMDLINE_FORCE
> - if (p == NULL || l == 0 || (l == 1 && (*p) == 0))
> + if (!cmd_line)
> strlcpy(data, CONFIG_CMDLINE, COMMAND_LINE_SIZE);
> #endif /* CONFIG_CMDLINE */
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