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Re: [PATCH] kill prom_printf

To: Ladislav Michl <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] kill prom_printf
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2003 14:16:12 +0200 (MET DST)
Cc: Juan Quintela <>,
In-reply-to: <>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
Original-recipient: rfc822;
On Tue, 17 Jun 2003, Ladislav Michl wrote:

> >  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.

 So you need to explicitly configure it?  That's very bad.

+  Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland   +
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