Re: [PATCH 2/3] arm64: use core efi=debug instead of uefi_debug command line parameter
From: Leif Lindholm
Date: Wed Aug 26 2015 - 13:30:11 EST
On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 06:24:55PM +0100, Matt Fleming wrote:
> 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?
Since it is purely a debug feature, I opted to just drop it.
I don't have strong feelings, and it could certainly be kept as an
arm64-only alias (but setting the EFI_DBG flag) if others disagree.
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