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Bug#408588: Debian on SGI Altix IA-64

On Thu, February 8, 2007 13:11, Frans Pop said:
> On Thursday 08 February 2007 09:56, you wrote:
>> I don't really understand how kernel command line options become env
>> vars though - is something preventing console= from being an env var
>> at this point?
> I think console parameter is probably filtered out by the kernel (the
> initrd parameter seems to be filtered out too).

Anything which is not understood by the kernel is added to init's env and
vice versa (see the kernel sources, file init/main.c,  function

David Härdeman

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