[Linaro-validation] Using ip=dhpc is evil
ricardo.salveti at linaro.org
Wed Mar 14 06:31:03 UTC 2012
On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 11:55 AM, Alexander Sack <asac at linaro.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 3:47 PM, Loïc Minier <loic.minier at linaro.org> wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 13, 2012, Alexander Sack wrote:
>> > That's part of the hwpack meta info, no? If so, bark at Ricardo's tree
>> > (CCed) :). I agree that adding ip=dhcp by default feels incorrect, but I
>> > don't know the background...
>> It might also be set in the default u-boot environment, or the absolute
>> default cmdline is the on the kernel config.
> I tried to dive, but couldn't spot a file that contains "boot arguments" for
> the snowball hwpacks in the linaro-images project... so I guess it's coming
> from the uboot/kernel default. (where in the hwpack config would I see meta
> info about extra cmdline anyway?)
> Zyga: guess, file a bug and target against linaro-ubuntu and
> https://launchpad.net/igloocommunity... Thanks!
> Ricardo: I think adding a test case for /proc/cmdline to our monthly sign
> off plan makes sense. Not sure how to make that easy for QA
> engineer/automation to catch though.
Not so sure if we should be checking /proc/cmdline directly, as
usually what makes sense is to test if the image is not affected by a
broken kernel argument or similar (like broken video decode or gles by
lack of proper parameters).
Ricardo Salveti de Araujo
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