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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/2] ARM: debug: Add Iproc UART3 debug addresses
Sorry Florian, I had a couple issues with my email client yesterday and 
I'm not sure if you have received my reply.

Please see my reply inline.

On 5/31/2018 3:16 PM, Florian Fainelli wrote:
> On 05/31/2018 10:24 AM, Ray Jui wrote:
>> On 5/31/2018 1:22 AM, Clément Péron wrote:
>>> Hi Rai,
>>> On Wed, 30 May 2018 at 19:25, Ray Jui <> wrote:
>>>> Hi Clément,
>>>> Correct me if I'm wrong, but I thought the trend is to move to use
>>>> earlycon that can be activated from kernel command line for early print
>>>> before the serial driver is loaded.
>>>> Have you tried earlcon?
>>> No, only tested this method.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Clement
>> If I remember it correctly, I think the trend is to use earlycon. There
>> are obvious shortcomings by making this configuration compile time based.
> This is true, though on ARM 32-bit kernels DEBUG_LL gets used by the
> kernel self-decompressor and also before earlycon has a chance to run,
> this is useful to debugging memory issues where your memory
> configuration is incorrect typically.

This is true.

> Either way is fine with me (accepting or dropping) the patch, though
> there is probably minimal impact in just accepting such a change.

Will leave the decision to you then.



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