On Tue, 2006-09-05 at 22:14 -0400, Maria Butrico wrote:
> This boot command line does not work
> *bootargs = xen console=com2 -- console=ttyS1,19200 ro root=/dev/nfs 
> nfsroot= 
> ip=*
> The problem is that in console.c opt_console is set to 'ttyS1,19200' 
> Naturally the fix it to remove the second console=, and I think I have 
> fallen in this trap already once :(

It looks like the problem is that Xen doesn't respect "--" to mark the
end of the Xen command line. On x86 they don't have this problem because
GRUB supplies separate boot arguments to the "kernel" (Xen) and the
"module" (Dom0 Linux kernel).

Have you tried inserting a NULL into the commandline to get Xen to stop
parsing the command line?

Hollis Blanchard
IBM Linux Technology Center

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