[PATCH] ARM: mx51: Print silicon revision on boot
s.hauer at pengutronix.de
Thu Mar 3 13:22:23 EST 2011
On Thu, Mar 03, 2011 at 07:12:25PM +0100, Arnaud Patard wrote:
> Sascha Hauer <s.hauer at pengutronix.de> writes:
> > On Thu, Mar 03, 2011 at 12:43:14PM -0300, Fabio Estevam wrote:
> >> Hi Arnaud,
> >> On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 5:24 AM, Arnaud Patard <arnaud.patard at rtp-net.org> wrote:
> >> > Fabio Estevam <festevam at gmail.com> writes:
> >> > Hi,
> >> >
> >> >> Signed-off-by: Fabio Estevam <fabio.estevam at freescale.com>
> >> >
> >> > Why I like having boot log, I don't like have too verbose boot logs. If
> >> > you add this, you have a good reason (I hope), but I can't know
> >> > it. There's no patch description. So, please give a patch with proper
> >> > explanation of why you need that. Anyway, having a proper patch
> >> > description is imho always a good idea.
> >> I think that printing the silicon version on boot is useful
> >> information. Many issues are fixed in the latest silicon revision, so
> >> while debugging mx51 issues it is good to know from the boot log if
> >> someone is using the latest silicon version or not.
> > +1
> > There is less useful information in the bootlog than this. Also, there's
> > the quiet option to not wait on the slow serial console.
> You missed something in my mail. My point was not really about log
> verbosity. There was *no* description at all. We both know that silicon
> rev 2.0 has some nasty bugs like broken neon which has been fixed in rev
> 3.0 so it may be a good idea to print that but without proper
> description, the aim may well have been "I want to print this because I
> find it nice". I know it may be hard to write proper description but
> here, it's not. I even got a good description as answer to my mail. I
> should not had to ask for it.
I'd like a better patch description aswell, I just wanted to stress that
I too like the idea of having the tapeout version printed during boot.
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