Re: [PATCH] vt_buffer: drop console buffer copying optimisations

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Mon Feb 09 2015 - 05:49:54 EST

On Mon, Feb 9, 2015 at 11:35 AM, Daniel Stone <daniel@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 5 February 2015 at 11:35, One Thousand Gnomes
> <gnomes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> If I'm not mistaken, that would be as simple as adding
>>> #define VT_BUF_HAVE_RW.
>>> #define scr_writew(val, addr) (*(addr) = (val))
>>> #define scr_readw(addr) (*(addr))
>>> to arch/x86/include/asm/vga.h.
>> and stick an
>> #endif
>> around that and its sorted as an option everyone can leave off but the
>> afflicted.
> Well, given all the distros will enable that, might as well be #if

All distros on 1 out of 29 architectures?



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