[PATCH] hvc_console: fix dropping of characters when output byte channel is full

Alan Cox alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Wed Sep 15 05:44:10 EST 2010

> Yes, hvc_push() reschedules.  It doesn't sit in a tight loop burning
> electrons!
> Can we do something safer&smarter here?

Its a printk handler - better to lose the bytes than hang the box. I
think the current code is probably right.

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