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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2] x86/earlyprintk: setup earlyprintk as early as possible
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On Mon, 2015-05-11 at 01:13 +0600, Alexander Kuleshov wrote:
> As setup_early_printk passed to the early_param, it will be usable only after
> 'parse_early_param' function will be called from the 'setup_arch'. So we have
> earlyprintk during early boot and decompression. Next point after decompression
> of the kernel where we can use early_printk is after call of the
> 'parse_early_param'.

From this description is hard to understand what is rationale of the
proposed changes. Can you rephrase it?

>
> These patchset provides two patches where:
>
> 1. Move handling of the builtin command line to the separate function
> from the setup_arch. Now we can call it from the arch/x86/kernel/head{32,64}.c,
> and find 'earlyprintk' kernel command line paramter there.
>
> 2. Provide setup_serial_console function to setup serial earlyprintk in the
> arch/x86/kernel/head{32,64}.c
>
> Alexander Kuleshov (2):
> x86/setup: update boot_command_line with builtin_cmdline in separate
> function
> x86/earlyprintk: setup earlyprintk as early as possible
>
> arch/x86/include/asm/serial.h | 2 ++
> arch/x86/include/asm/setup.h | 3 ++-
> arch/x86/kernel/early_printk.c | 25 +++++++++++++++++++++++++
> arch/x86/kernel/head32.c | 6 ++++++
> arch/x86/kernel/head64.c | 7 +++++++
> arch/x86/kernel/setup.c | 28 +++++++++++++++-------------
> 6 files changed, 57 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)
>


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Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@intel.com>
Intel Finland Oy



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