Re: [PATCH] set altix preferred console

From: Greg Edwards <>
Date: 2005-10-13 23:10:04
On Wed, Oct 12, 2005 at 01:55:02PM -0500, Mark Maule wrote:
| New version of Greg's original patch per review comments from Bjorn:
| Fix default VGA console on SN platforms.  Since SN firmware does not pass
| enough ACPI information to identify VGA cards and the associated legacy IO/MEM
| addresses, we rely on the EFI PCDP table.  Since the linux pcdp driver is
| optional (and overridden if console= directives are used) SN duplicates a
| portion of the pcdp scan code to identify if there is a usable console VGA
| adapter.
| To avoid also dup'ing PCDP structures, drivers/firmware/pcdp.h is moved to
| include/linux/pcdp.h.
| Signed-off-by: Mark Maule <>

Acked-by: Greg Edwards <>

This does fix the problem I was experiencing earlier while booting with
console= boot options.
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