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SubjectRe: [patch] early printk. (was: Re: computer reboots before "Uncompressing Linux..." with 2.5.19-xfs)
On Wed, Jun 12, 2002 at 05:27:54PM +0000, Pavel Machek wrote:
> Hi!
>
> > > >>Then, after a small pause, the box reboots (note: it does _not_ print
> > > >>"Uncompressing Linux..."). I have tried the following:
> > > >
> > > >Interesting problem..... Interesting because I'm having the EXACT
> > > >SAME PROBLEM!!!! ARRRRRGGGGHHH!!!!
> > >
> > > Try http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=101072840225142&w=2
> >
> > you might as well try the attached early_printk() patch, it's slightly
> > easier to use than a one-char macro. But the goal is the same.
>
> Could this be arch-independend? x86-64 has it, too, and AFAIR it was taken
> from ia64.. Plus, it is *very* usefull.

>From looking at the patch, that looks horribly i386 (and related)
specific.

And FYI PPC has had something similar (CONFIG_BOOTX_TEXT, and in 2.5
CONFIG_SERIAL_TEXT_DEBUG) for a while now.

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Tom Rini (TR1265)
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