On Thu, 2008-09-04 at 23:56 -0400, Jon Masters wrote:
On Thu, 2008-09-04 at 18:30 -0400, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-09-04 at 13:54 -0700, Dan Nicholson wrote:
> > It is often advantageous to pass parameters to built-in kernel modules
> > at boot time using the convention <module>.<option>. However, this
> > not work with loadable modules where modprobe reads its options from the
> > config files. This patch adds support for modprobe to read /proc/cmdline
> > and add any options it finds when inserting the modules.
> This is really nice and will allow us to drop some code both from the
> livecd boot path and the installer, both of which read things
> from /proc/cmdline and drop them into modprobe.conf if relevant
Yeah, this is what we were talking about on IRC the other day and then
Dan happened to randomly send my way - I tried forwarding the patch the
other day but a Red Hat internal systems glitch dropped the attached
patch from my email. Anyway, a timely idea.
This patch is in upstream and built for Fedora in today's rawhide.