On Fri, Aug 19, 2005 at 09:31:16AM +0100, Keir Fraser wrote:
> On 19 Aug 2005, at 01:13, Siddha, Suresh B wrote:
> >> If Kbytes is to be the default unit, then that default should
> >> probably be
> >> encoded in 'parse_size_and_unit', rather than having code like the
> >> above
> >> convert from bytes to Kbytes in many places.
> > For "mem=" option, default unit is bytes. I think we should go with the
> > linux style and make the default unit as bytes. If no one has any
> > objections,
> > then I can send a patch for it.
> Changing it will annoy people who are used to 2.0-style dom0_mem=
> parameter. There is no good reason to change it: it's documented and,
> if you want to avoid confusion, just stick a unit symbol on the end.
And with the overnight changeset #6256, you changed the default behavior of
"mem=" to kilobytes.
We had to change one or the other to achieve commonality.
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