[PATCH 2/4] vgacon: rework screen_info #ifdef checks

Arnd Bergmann arnd at arndb.de
Sat Jul 8 00:32:29 AEST 2023

On Fri, Jul 7, 2023, at 15:40, Javier Martinez Canillas wrote:
>> diff --git a/arch/ia64/kernel/setup.c b/arch/ia64/kernel/setup.c
>> index 5a55ac82c13a4..0c09ff7fde46b 100644
>> --- a/arch/ia64/kernel/setup.c
>> +++ b/arch/ia64/kernel/setup.c
>> @@ -86,9 +86,11 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(local_per_cpu_offset);
>>  #endif
>>  unsigned long ia64_cycles_per_usec;
>>  struct ia64_boot_param *ia64_boot_param;
>> +#if defined(CONFIG_VGA_CONSOLE) || defined(CONFIG_EFI)
>>  struct screen_info screen_info;
> I think that only screen_info should be guarded by both symbols ?
>>  unsigned long vga_console_iobase;
> It seems this variable was never used since it was introduced by commit
> 66b7f8a30437 ("[IA64-SGI] pcdp: add PCDP pci interface support") ?
>>  unsigned long vga_console_membase;
> And this is only used by mdacon (not supported by ia64), vgacon and
> vga16fb (not supported by ia64 either).
> So this could just be guarded just by CONFIG_VGA_CONSOLE for ia64 ?

Right, I though about doing this more accurately, but in the end
went for the simplest change rather than spending much more time
trying to clean up the unused variables etc.

Let me know if you'd prefer me to respin this part, otherwise
I'd call the ia64 bit good enough for the purpose of the series.


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