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Re: [Xen-devel] [RFC 24/29] xen/arm: Don't use pl011 UART by default for early printk

On 04/30/2013 02:51 PM, Ian Campbell wrote:

> On Tue, 2013-04-30 at 14:39 +0100, Julien Grall wrote:
>> On 04/30/2013 01:44 PM, Ian Campbell wrote:
>>> On Tue, 2013-04-30 at 12:21 +0100, Julien Grall wrote:
>>>> Missing Xen devel mailing list.
>>> Ignore my private reply, I've inserted it below...
>>>>         Thanks. Even if we gate CONFIG_EARLY_PRINTK to debug=y, we
>>>>         should let the developper the option to disable/enable early
>>>>         printk. Otherwise we will lost debug when Xen can boot on
>>>>         multiple board.
>>> I'm not sure I follow, these are both valid
>>>         debug=y CONFIG_EARLY_PRINTK=pl011
>>>         debug=y /* No early printk */
>>> In the latter case you have debug on a system which can boot on multiple
>>> boards.
>>> Or are you concerned about not being able to build a production
>>> (non-debug) hypervisor with early-printk? i.e.
>>>         debug=n CONFIG_EARLY_PRINTK=pl011
>>> ?
>> It's the first one. CONFIG_EARLY_PRINTK should not be enabled on a
>> production build.
> I'm still confused what your concern is.
> A build with debug=y is not a production build.

I was not sure whether debug=y should imply CONFIG_EARLY_PRINTK or not.

Sorry for the misreading.


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