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    SubjectRe: 2.6.22-rc4-mm2: serial-convert-early_uart-to-earlycon-for-8250
    Andy Whitcroft wrote:
    > The following patch to 2.6.22-rc4-mm2 seems to update the early console
    > support for the 8250 uarts:
    > serial-convert-early_uart-to-earlycon-for-8250
    > This moved from naming the 8250 uart 'uart' to 'uart8250' in the
    > console= kernel parameter. While this is sensible long term to allow
    > other uarts to be supported sanely this puts existing users with
    > existing console configurations in a difficult position as their console
    > output just stops appearing. It makes life almost impossible for any
    > automatic testers as they now need to have different command lines for
    > different versions of the kernel.
    > I think we need to maintain 'uart' as an alias here.

    I will try to make one patch to use uart too.

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