[Skiboot] [PATCH v2 0/7] set the kernel command line from nvram

Samuel Mendoza-Jonas sam at mendozajonas.com
Fri Aug 19 14:37:11 AEST 2016

On Fri, 2016-08-19 at 11:50 +1000, Balbir Singh wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 03:32:47PM +1000, Oliver O'Halloran wrote:
> > 
> > This series allows the kernel command line of the payload kernel to be
> > set from nvram. To do this it adds (partial) support for the configuration
> > string format used by the nvram utility provided by powerpc-utils.
> > 
> > Example usage:
> > 
> > nvram -p ibm,skiboot --update-config="bootargs=console=tty0 console=hvc0"
> > 
> Whats the use case? How does this play with secure boot?

Currently we need to rebuild Skiroot to change the Skiroot kernel's
command line, which is annoying if we want to change the verbosity of the
boot console. At least that's the main use case off the top of my head.

Secure boot... Not sure.

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