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Re: [PATCH -queue v2] MIPS: Cleanup the debugging of compressed

Subject: Re: [PATCH -queue v2] MIPS: Cleanup the debugging of compressed kernel support
From: Manuel Lauss <>
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2010 17:30:39 +0100
Cc: Ralf Baechle <>,
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On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 4:58 PM, Wu Zhangjin <> wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-01-26 at 16:28 +0100, Manuel Lauss wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 4:02 PM, Wu Zhangjin <> wrote:
>> > Changes from v1 (feedbacks from Ralf):
>> >
>> >  o make DEBUG_ZBOOT also depend on DEBUG_KERNEL
>> >
>> >  o DEBUG_ZBOOT already depends on SYS_SUPPORTS_ZBOOT_UART16550 so simplify 
>> > the
>> Not every chip has a standard 16550, unfortunately.  I liked your
>> first iteration better:
>> DEBUG_ZBOOT visible at all times (or depend on DEBUG_KERNEL)  another
>> (invisible)
>> config symbol selecting the code to build (i.e. SYS_SUPPORTS_ZBOOT_UART16550
>> for your loongson boxes, MACH_ALCHEMY for alchemy, and nothing for 
>> unsupported
>> chips).
> Yes, It will be not convenient for a new serial port debugging support
> with the current modification, for example, if you add UARTXXXX, we need
> to select it for the new board and also add it under the "depends" of
> DEBUG_ZBOOT. how about this?


Fine with me.  I'll resend an updated Alchemy zboot debug patch once
this has been applied.

Thank you!
     Manuel Lauss

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