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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86,setup: add serial_console_port_base in boot_params
    On 07/15/2010 03:27 PM, Yinghai Lu wrote:
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    > to save the early_serial_base.
    >
    > Also bootloader could fill that field, so setup code could reuse it.
    >
    > decompress code could reuse early serial console from setup code.
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org>
    >

    What's the point with this over what we currently have?

    -hpa

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    H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
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