Re: [PATCH 2/3] arm64: use core efi=debug instead of uefi_debug command line parameter

From: Matt Fleming
Date: Wed Aug 26 2015 - 13:25:04 EST

On Wed, 26 Aug, at 02:24:57PM, Leif Lindholm wrote:
> Now that we have an efi=debug command line option in the core code, use
> this instead of the arm64-specific uefi_debug option.
> Signed-off-by: Leif Lindholm <leif.lindholm@xxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> Documentation/arm/uefi.txt | 2 --
> arch/arm64/kernel/efi.c | 19 +++++--------------
> 2 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)

Are there no concerns with backwards-compatibility here? I expected
this patch to internally convert uefi_debug to efi=debug if old boot
loaders, kernel config, etc specify it.

Is that something that can be safely ignored?

Matt Fleming, Intel Open Source Technology Center
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