Re: [PATCH 9/33] i386 boot: Add serial output support to the decompressor

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Wed Aug 02 2006 - 01:43:52 EST

> The function pointers in the console structure are also a problem.
> static struct console simnow_console = {
> .name = "simnow",
> .write = simnow_write,
> .index = -1,
> };

Yes just patch them at runtime.

> Ideally the code would be setup so you can compile out consoles
> the user finds uninteresting.

Seems overkill for early_printk

> It is annoying to have to call strlen on all of the strings
> you want to print..

What strlen?

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