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    SubjectRe: [RFC/PATCH] Make printk work for really early debugging
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    On Thu, 2006-05-18 at 15:55 +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
    > Michael Ellerman <michael@ellerman.id.au> writes:
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    > > Currently printk is no use for early debugging because it refuses to actually
    > > print anything to the console unless cpu_online(smp_processor_id()) is true.
    >
    > On x86-64 this is simply solved by setting the boot processor online very early.

    Yeah, someone suggested that. Unfortunately it doesn't work, we actually
    want to call printk before we even know which cpu we're on :D

    cheers

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