[stable] [PATCH] drm/kms: remove spaces from connector names

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Fri Dec 10 10:05:13 PST 2010

Sergej Pupykin wrote:
> > And it's ugly; can't we fix grub instead?
> I am searching for bootloader which can pass whitespaces. It looks
> like we should patch grub-legacy (0.97), grub (1.98) and lilo...
> (I did not try lilo yet, but man page says nothing about passing
> spaces in 'append=' option description)

append can contain any arbitrary string, which will be parsed by the
kernel. I e.g. use:

append="root=/dev/sda2 snd_ac97_codec.power_save=1 usbcore.autosuspend=1 hpet=force quiet drm_kms_helper.poll=0"

And grub also supports an append string with spaces, that is probably
used by every distribution.

The question is, what will the kernel parser do about that space?


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