Module arguments

Frank Mehnert fm3 at os.inf.tu-dresden.de
Thu Oct 13 15:02:45 CEST 2005


On Thursday 13 October 2005 13:15, Frank Mehnert wrote:
> On Thursday 13 October 2005 11:24, Marcel Selhorst wrote:
> > > Please would you post your complete menu.lst GRUB entry?
> >
> > title=-= ( Fiasco mit DoPe und L4Linux)=-
>
> Ok, seems correct. On hint: You can replace "module module module ..." by
> "attached z modules" where z is the number of attached modules.
>
> Looking at the sources of generic_fprov/examples/bmodfs/dm.c we see that
> bmodfs does not differ between modules and module arguments. We will fix

Hmm. One additional note: It does not make much sense to add a parameter
to a module which is loaded via bmodfs because the parameter cannot be
evaluated by bmodfs or any other application. An L4 application which want
to access the module does it by using the generic_fprov interface and gets
a dataspace if open was successful. There is simply no room for an argument.

So what do you want to achive? If you want to pass the password to
hddencrypter you should start hddencrypter using the loader, e.g.

  (nd)/loader --fprov=BMODFS "hddencrypter --with-password-dialog"

Frank
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