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SubjectRe: Early console confusion
On 09/22/2010 11:21 AM, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> I think earlycon and earlyprintk have minimal backwards compatibility
> problems, since they're mostly for developers. And if we decided
> we did need to keep them, they could be undocumented and implemented
> on top of "console=" with the appropriate explicit device.

The problem is that they're actually hard-coded into the firmware of
some embedded devices.


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