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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] EFI changes
On Mon, 28 Oct, at 12:17:41PM, Ingo Molnar wrote:
>
> * Matt Fleming <matt@console-pimps.org> wrote:
>
> > Guys, do you think we could get the EFI earlyprintk support into the
> > 'x86/efi' branch for the upcoming merge window? I know it's quite late
> > in the game but since it's a new feature it shouldn't introduce any kind
> > of regression and is a much needed feature.
> >
> > The following changes since commit c158c3bf59951bbb44bd7ccca9e6665dfd1617c5:
> >
> > boot, efi: Remove redundant memset() (2013-10-04 20:07:47 +0100)
> >
> > are available in the git repository at:
> >
> > git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mfleming/efi.git tags/efi-next
> >
> > for you to fetch changes up to 32c9e70fc3912c3b9c7d53ce016960ce99ff93d4:
> >
> > x86/efi: Add EFI framebuffer earlyprintk support (2013-10-27 21:18:48 +0000)
>
> This breaks on x86-64 allmodconfig with:
>
> arch/x86/built-in.o: In function `early_efi_setup':
> early_printk.c:(.init.text+0x27e9f): undefined reference to `get_default_font'

Ooops! The following patch fixes it. Would you like me to squash this
with the top commit on 'efi-next', retag and resend the pull request?

---

diff --git a/arch/x86/Kconfig.debug b/arch/x86/Kconfig.debug
index b6fe388..0f3621e 100644
--- a/arch/x86/Kconfig.debug
+++ b/arch/x86/Kconfig.debug
@@ -61,7 +61,8 @@ config EARLY_PRINTK_DBGP

config EARLY_PRINTK_EFI
bool "Early printk via the EFI framebuffer"
- depends on EFI && EARLY_PRINTK && FONT_SUPPORT
+ depends on EFI && EARLY_PRINTK
+ select FONT_SUPPORT
---help---
Write kernel log output directly into the EFI framebuffer.

--
Matt Fleming, Intel Open Source Technology Center

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