[OpenBIOS] [Qemu-devel] OpenBios in Sparc can't handle long kernel command lines.
tarl-b2 at tarl.net
Sat Mar 30 18:29:49 CET 2013
On 2013-Mar-28 15:20 , Mark Cave-Ayland wrote:
> [ command line limited to 80 bytes ]
> Would increasing it to 256 bytes be enough? I can't say I've ever come
> across command lines in a normal environment with more than about 80
> characters, but I don't see an issue with increasing it.
In openboot, we run into long command lines primarily when we do network
boot - the arguments to network devices (particularly for things like
iSCSI) can get absurdly long.
/pci at 340/pci at 1/pci at 0/network at 5:iscsi-target-ip=18.104.22.168,iscsi-target-name=iqn.1986-03.com.sun:02:boot,host-ip=22.214.171.124,iscsi-port=3260,iscsi-lun=1,iscsi-partition=a,router-ip=126.96.36.199,subnet-mask=255.255.255.0
The above has an unusually short iscsi-target-name. Many iqn strings go
over 80 bytes by themselves.
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