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Re: [PATCH] kill prom_printf

To: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] kill prom_printf
From: Juan Quintela <>
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2003 17:26:06 +0200
Cc: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>, Ladislav Michl <>, Linux/MIPS Development <>
In-reply-to: <> (Geert Uytterhoeven's message of "Tue, 17 Jun 2003 17:13:37 +0200 (MEST)")
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>>>>> "geert" == Geert Uytterhoeven <> writes:

geert> On Tue, 17 Jun 2003, Juan Quintela wrote:
>> Problems:
>> a - you want all your messages in your console, and your console is not
>> the console used by early_printk.  Some meassages dissapear, why?
>> because early_printk is the default -> you don't want early_printk
>> by default.uu

geert> No, if the `real' console has the CON_PRINTBUFFER flag set, all old 
geert> messages will be sent again to that console upon registration.

Didn't knew that.
Then it could be enabled by default without any adverse effect.

Later, Juan.

In theory, practice and theory are the same, but in practice they 
are different -- Larry McVoy

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