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SubjectRe: module parameters versus kernel command line
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On Sunday 06 April 2008 08:54:44 Tom Horsley wrote:
> On Sat, 5 Apr 2008 08:29:00 +1000
>
> Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> wrote:
> > I like this idea, and also have module tools ship with
> > a 'check-kernel-cmdline' tool which handles the warnings for unusable
> > cmdline params. Distributions can run this in their init scripts, and we
> > can remove the warning from the kernel.
>
> Or maybe not have the warning at all, after all, even if
> sillymodule.sillyarg=1 doesn't make sense when I booted, who's to say I
> can't download the source to sillymodule, compile it, and modprobe it after
> boot time :-).

I think it's worse not to have typo protection. Of course, our logs are so
noisy they might miss the warning anyway.

Rusty.


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