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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.

YH
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