Re: [PATCH][RESEND] x86: Do not write to VGA memory space ifCONFIG_VGA_CONSOLE is undefined

From: Guenter Roeck
Date: Mon Apr 05 2010 - 14:15:46 EST

On Wed, 2010-03-31 at 11:32 -0400, Pekka Enberg wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 4:41 PM, Guenter Roeck
> <guenter.roeck@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Current early_printk code writes into VGA memory space even
> > if CONFIG_VGA_CONSOLE is undefined. This can cause problems
> > if there is no VGA device in the system, especially if the memory
> > is used by another device.
> >
> > Fix problem by redirecting output to early_serial_console
> > if CONFIG_VGA_CONSOLE is undefined.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Guenter Roeck <guenter.roeck@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Reviewed-by: Pekka Enberg <penberg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
What will it take to get this patch into the tree ?

If there are coding style issues or some other unresolved concerns,
please let me know.


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