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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Wait for console to become available, v2
    On Sun, Apr 19, 2009 at 09:23:36AM -0700, David VomLehn wrote:
    > Andi Kleen wrote:
    > >VomLehn <> writes:
    > >>History
    > >>v2 Wait for the preferred console rather than any console. Make the
    > >> delay interval a tunable.
    > >
    > >CONFIG tunables are usually a bad idea. What should a binary distribution
    > >kernel set? Better make it a boot option with a reasonable default.
    > Your point about boot options is well taken; I released a more recent
    > version of this patch with boot options last Friday and would appreciate
    > your comments.

    Ah missed that sorry.

    > >Also a setting to panic in this case might be useful, normally a system
    > >without console is not very useful and needs to be rebooted anyways.
    > Umm, those of us in the embedded space have the, perhaps misguided,
    > notion that our systems are quite useful without consoles...

    That seems more like a special case that shouldn't be default?


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