Re: Early printk is Gone....???

From: Martin Hicks <>
Date: 2003-07-04 12:51:58
On Fri, Jul 04, 2003 at 09:01:45AM +1000, Peter Chubb wrote:
> >>>>> "Martin" == Martin Hicks <> writes:
> Martin> On Wed, Jul 02, 2003 at 11:43:33AM +1000, Peter Chubb wrote:
> >> If I clone David's 2.5 tree (or use Linus's tree, same difference)
> >> CONFIG_IA64_EARLY_PRINTK is inoperative -- the code to do the work
> >> just isn't in the tree.
> Martin> I just looked at the latest linux-ia64-2.5 bitkeeper tree and
> Martin> it appears to be there.  Note that you cannot use EARLY_PRINTK
> Martin> with a Generic kernel anymore.
> You're right, it is in David's tree, just not in the to-linus tree or
> Linus's tree.  My bad.  Sorry...

EARLY_PRINTK is really only for bringup.  It really don't expect that it
will ever be pushed to Linus.  The to-linus tree is really only for
David to stick changesets in for Linus to pull into the mainline kernel.
It does not compile, and doesn't have to.


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