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Re: [PATCH] kill prom_printf

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] kill prom_printf
From: Ladislav Michl <>
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2003 12:52:16 +0100
Cc: Juan Quintela <>,
In-reply-to: <>; from on Tue, Jun 17, 2003 at 01:47:08PM +0200
Original-recipient: rfc822;
References: <867k7lsiq1.fsf@trasno.mitica> <>
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On Tue, Jun 17, 2003 at 01:47:08PM +0200, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Jun 2003, Juan Quintela wrote:
> > Anyways, you can use early_printk() in MIPS.  You only need to put the
> > setup of the early console sooner, as for you the setup is basically a NOP.
>  Well, I would see early_printk() as advantageous if it was also capable
> to leave messages in the kernel ring buffer for dmesg or klogd to fetch. 

Ah, we probably don't understand each other. I should type EARLY_PRINTK
instead of early_printk (sorry for my lazyness, I'm usually typing in
lowercase). CONFIG_EARLY_PRINTK enables early console, you are supposed to
use printk everywhere and that way you achieve such functionality.


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