[PATCH 15/24] powerpc: early debug forces console log level to max
ctz001 at email.mot.com
Sat Dec 1 06:10:00 EST 2007
On Fri, 30 Nov 2007, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> This patch makes the early debug option force the console loglevel
> to the max. The early debug option is meant to catch messages very
> early in the kernel boot process, in many cases, before the kernel
> has a chance to parse the "debug" command line argument. Thus it
> makes sense when CONFIG_PPC_EARLY_DEBUG is set, to force the console
> log level to the max at boot time.
. . .
> +#ifdef CONFIG_PPC_EARLY_DEBUG
> + console_loglevel = 10;
The change makes sense, but wouldn't it also make sense to note it in
arch/powerpc/Kconfig.debug? Otherwise it's really hard to figure out why,
after bringing up a new board, removing "debug" from the kernel cmd line
does, well, nothing.
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