[PATCH v2 1/4] tty: serial: Add 8250 earlycon to support noinit option

Arnd Bergmann arnd at arndb.de
Mon Jan 12 07:35:19 PST 2015

On Monday 12 January 2015 21:08:21 Eddie Huang wrote:
> Add earlycon support not only baudrate option, but also add noinit option.
> If use noinit option, 8250 earlycon will not init serial hardware and use
> loader setting.
> Signed-off-by: Eddie Huang <eddie.huang at mediatek.com>

I probably missed something in the previous discussion, but why is
"noinit" not just the default? I believe that is how we handle early
serial ports on PowerPC, and I see no downsides to it.


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