Re: [PATCH] x86,setup: add serial_console_port_base in boot_params

From: Cyrill Gorcunov
Date: Sat Jul 31 2010 - 04:34:31 EST

On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 03:27:18PM -0700, Yinghai Lu wrote:
> to save the early_serial_base.
> Also bootloader could fill that field, so setup code could reuse it.
> decompress code could reuse early serial console from setup code.
> Signed-off-by: Yinghai Lu <yinghai@xxxxxxxxxx>

Hi Yinghai, sorry for delayed response. I like the idea much since it'll allow
to log decompressor messages in case if someone would be changing exitsting code
or developing new one, though this touches boot protocol so that grub/syslinux
and friends will have to update their code as well which of course need some

-- Cyrill
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