[patch 1/3 v2] Add function get_bootparam

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Tue Nov 12 04:51:14 EST 2013

On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 01:37:25AM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> On 11/12/2013 12:30 AM, Greg KH wrote:
> > 
> > And these binary data blobs are a "standard" somewhere, and will not
> > change per kernel version change?
> > 
> > If so, that structure is fine with me.
> > 
> Correct.  The structure is documented in Documentation/x86/boot.txt, and
> has been largely invariant (but extended) since the beginning of Linux.
>  It has sometimes taken some serious work to keep it that way.

Ok, then use the binary sysfs file interface for these blobs, and
everyone will be happy.

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