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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 7/7] x86/boot: Support nocfg parameter for earlyprintk
On Thu, Mar 28, 2019 at 04:00:39PM +0200, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> If it's _non-standard_ serial interface (by meaning of I/O accessors and port
> addresses), user may consider to use this options in case the interface to
> communicate with kernel is serial one and its configuration is done by other
> means (firmware / bootloader / EFI / etc).

And is this non-standard interface out there in the wild or only at
Intel's labs?

Are there boxes like that out there?

If I go to the store and buy a box, how do I know whether that box would
need "nocfg"? Do I look in the BIOS or how do I find out I need to supply

> If by BIOS or by other means the serial port is configured

How do I find out that the serial port is configured?

And don't give me that "example" about the typing on keyboard or on
touch screen again.


Good mailing practices for 400: avoid top-posting and trim the reply.

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