[debian-yeeloong-project] d-i Yeeloong port in progress

Robert Millan rmh at gnu.org
Fri Jun 3 15:56:40 UTC 2011

Hi Colin,

2011/6/3 Colin Watson <cjwatson at debian.org>:
>> I have not yet arranged for 'console=tty no_auto_cmd' to be added to the
>> kernel command line automatically.  However: there is no trace of
>> no_auto_cmd anywhere in the kernel tree that I can find, and, when I try
>> booting either d-i or an installed system without either of those
>> parameters, everything seems to work just fine.  Is this just stale
>> documentation from before the kernel got fixed to do the right thing by
>> default, or something?  If we no longer need those kernel arguments,
>> that would be a definite improvement - in general, it's awkward to need
>> to have to pass different kernel parameters on different architectures.
> I've confirmed that console=tty is no longer necessary as of Linux
> 2.6.38.
>  http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=597c6740185c44686b5476a251eb53a13f685ae9
> Perhaps no_auto_cmd is also a historical artifact.  Robert, do you
> happen to know?

I think it's a PMON argument. ISTR it prevents PMON from passing its own
hardcoded cmdline to Linux.

Robert Millan

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