Re: [PATCH 0/2] Early printk support for virtio console devices.

From: Alexander Graf
Date: Mon Apr 29 2013 - 08:54:04 EST

On 29.04.2013, at 14:50, Peter Maydell wrote:

> On 29 April 2013 13:22, Alexander Graf <agraf@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Oh, and it should default to off.
> That would be a pretty unhelpful default. We should default
> things so that console output from the kernel is available
> as early as reasonably possible by default IMHO -- this
> reduces the number of "nothing happens" user complaints
> where you then have to explain how to enable early printk
> so you can get some actual information about what happened.

Users complaining that they only see half of their kernel log are even worse IMHO :)


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