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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/3] RISC-V SBI earlycon
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On Dez 04 2018, Anup Patel <anup@brainfault.org> wrote:

> This patchset adds RISC-V SBI earlycon and removes RISC-V EARLY_PRINTK.
>
> We should use earlycon over existing EARLY_PRINTK for SBI console because:
> 1. It's a more generic way of implementing early console for debugging
> 2. Current RISC-V EARLY_PRINTK is a compile-time option whereas earlycon
> is enabled at run-time via kernel parameters.
> 3. To use earlycon with SBI, we have to pass "earlycon=sbi" in kernel
> parameters. If earlycon kernel parameter is not provided then kernel
> boots much faster which is very useful in real-world RISC-V deployments.

Why doesn't this earlycon disable itself when the real console kicks in?

Andreas.

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