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authorhpa <hpa>2005-06-16 05:52:44 +0000
committerhpa <hpa>2005-06-16 05:52:44 +0000
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Change command line to 511 characters; 1023 caused .bss overrunssyslinux-3.09-pre2
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@@ -5,6 +5,8 @@ them.
Changes in 3.09:
* gcc4 compilation fix.
* <BEL> (Ctrl-G) in message files now causes a beep.
+ * Reduce the command line to 511 characters; 1023 caused
+ memory overflows.
Changes in 3.08:
* SYSLINUX: Fix performance regression (-s mode always
@@ -24,7 +26,7 @@ Changes in 3.08:
BIOS flash programs.
* COM32 module to boot Multiboot systems, including Xen. See
com32/modules/mboot.doc.
- * Max command line changed to 1024 characters. Note that the
+ * Max command line changed to 1023 characters. Note that the
kernel proper still can only handle 255 characters without
patching, and COM16 binaries can only handle 125 characters.