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Subject[PATCH] x86/doc: doc the using earlyprintk=dbgp

Impact: doc

simple using howto for earlyprintk=dbgp

Signed-off-by: Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org>

---
Documentation/x86/earlyprintk.txt | 41 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
1 file changed, 41 insertions(+)
Index: linux-2.6/Documentation/x86/earlyprintk.txt
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--- /dev/null
+++ linux-2.6/Documentation/x86/earlyprintk.txt
@@ -0,0 +1,41 @@
+
+Using earlyprintk with USB2 Debug port and debug cable
+
+1. HW:
+a. target system need to have debug port
+
+# lspci -vvv
+...
+00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #1 (rev 03) (prog-if 20 [EHCI])
+ Subsystem: Lenovo ThinkPad T61
+ Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR+ FastB2B- DisINTx-
+ Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
+ Latency: 0
+ Interrupt: pin D routed to IRQ 19
+ Region 0: Memory at fe227000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1K]
+ Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 2
+ Flags: PMEClk- DSI- D1- D2- AuxCurrent=375mA PME(D0+,D1-,D2-,D3hot+,D3cold+)
+ Status: D0 PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=0 PME+
+ Capabilities: [58] Debug port: BAR=1 offset=00a0
+ Kernel driver in use: ehci_hcd
+ Kernel modules: ehci-hcd
+...
+b. netchip USB debug cable
+ http://www.plxtech.com/products/NET2000/NET20DC/default.asp
+
+c. console system: have USB2 port
+
+2. SW setting
+a. console system: need to have kernel config
+ CONFIG_USB_SERIAL_DEBUG
+ you should get /dev/ttyUSBx
+
+ # cat /dev/ttyUSBx could get output
+
+b. target system: need to have kernel config
+ CONFIG_EARLY_PRINTK_DBGP
+
+ boot command line: earlyprintk=dbgp
+
+c. for Nvidia Southbridge based system: kernel will try to probe and find out which port has debug device connneted.
+

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