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Bug#853855: di-utils: Kernel boot options containing a dot are not propagated to the installed system

Control: severity -1 normal
Control: tag -1 - d-i


Emmanuel Kasper <emmanuel@libera.cc> (2017-02-01):
> A kernel boot param like net.ifnames=0 will be skipped when the
> installer parses the boot option for setting the bootloader.
> Found in di-utils: 
>                 # Skip module-specific variables
>                 varnodot="${var##*.*}"
>                 if [ "$varnodot" = "" ]; then
>                         continue
>                 fi
> So basically any option containing a dot is not propagated to the
> installed system.  This was introduced by
> 7cf15980d714da8b958a73c93459ee09fdbb9415 ("Skip new module-specific
> parameters in user-params.")
> I found no documented or obvious reason for this behaviour.

Just to be sure, what's your complete kernel command line?


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