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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86: Setup early console as early as possible
On 07/12/2010 10:44 AM, Cyrill Gorcunov wrote:
>
> Peter, while reviewing this patch I found another nit in
> context of early_param usage, so the patch is below. It's
> completely trivial. Actually I thought I've already fixed
> all early_param cases long ago but this one somehow sneaked ;)
>
> Anyway, Yinghai, Peter,
>
> I'm not sure but can't we use some boot_param "pad" field for
> "being copied" flag instead of new variable? There is a case
> when boot_param is used as __initdata and I'm not sure we clear
> this section explicitly.
>

Actually, even better would be to simply use boot_params.hdr.version,
which will never be zero.

-hpa


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