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Re: kernel command line

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: kernel command line
Date: Sun, 6 May 2001 18:49:40 +0200
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On Sat, May 05, 2001 at 08:22:42PM -0400, Roland McGrath wrote:
> The simplest kludge is to just use "ps --fmt=%command 2" or the libps
> equivalent thereof.  PID 2 is always the kernel task, and the existing init
> hack diddles things so that the kernel command line appears like a normal
> process's command line for the PID 2 pseudo-process.

Makes perfect sense.  Looking at the output of ps to get the kernel command
line is a natural thing to do, and much better than /proc/cmdline indeed.
I don't see any explicit need for a fancier programmable interface either.
Thanks for the explanations,

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