[PATCH 3/3] ARM: dts: Define stdout-path property for Spring board

Andreas Färber afaerber at suse.de
Mon Mar 16 04:05:44 PDT 2015


Am 16.03.2015 um 11:28 schrieb Javier Martinez Canillas:
> The kernel can use as the default console a serial port if is defined

"The kernel can use a serial port as the default console if it's defined

> as stdout device in the Device Tree.
> This allows a board to be booted without the need of having a console
> parameter in the kernel command line.
> Currently the Spring DTS has bootargs in the /chosen node and this is
> kept since users that don't have a serial console on this board might
> be using it to have the boot log shown in the display. This will have
> more precedence than the stdout-path but it's fine since is only used

"since it's"

> Signed-off-by: Javier Martinez Canillas <javier.martinez at collabora.co.uk>
> ---
>  arch/arm/boot/dts/exynos5250-spring.dts | 1 +
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
> diff --git a/arch/arm/boot/dts/exynos5250-spring.dts b/arch/arm/boot/dts/exynos5250-spring.dts
> index f02775487cd4..b9ec763a5602 100644
> --- a/arch/arm/boot/dts/exynos5250-spring.dts
> +++ b/arch/arm/boot/dts/exynos5250-spring.dts
> @@ -25,6 +25,7 @@
>  	chosen {
>  		bootargs = "console=tty1";
> +		stdout-path = "serial3:115200n8";

Is this a guess or did you verify that against some schematics?

>  	};
>  	gpio-keys {

Assuming that bootargs still work,

Reviewed-by: Andreas Färber <afaerber at suse.de>

I do wonder why this mechanism could not point to the same location as
bootargs? ("dp-controller"?) The device does not even have screws for
opening it, so accessing the serial port is highly theoretical.


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