[PATCH v2 6/9] vgacon: clean up global screen_info instances

Javier Martinez Canillas javierm at redhat.com
Thu Jul 20 00:17:07 AEST 2023

Arnd Bergmann <arnd at kernel.org> writes:

> From: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>
> To prepare for completely separating the VGA console screen_info from
> the one used in EFI/sysfb, rename the vgacon instances and make them
> local as much as possible.
> ia64 and arm both have confurations with vgacon and efi, but the contents

is this a typo for configurations ?

> never overlaps because ia64 has no EFI framebuffer, and arm only has
> vga console on legacy platforms without EFI. Renaming these is required
> before the EFI screen_info can be moved into drivers/firmware.
> The ia64 vga console is actually registered in two places from
> setup_arch(), but one of them is wrong, so drop the one in pcdp.c and
> the fix the one in setup.c to use the correct conditional.

s/the fix the/fix the

> x86 has to keep them together, as the boot protocol is used to switch
> between VGA text console and framebuffer through the screen_info data.
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>
> ---

Patch looks good to me, but I'm not that familiar with some of the arches
to give a proper reviewed-by.

Acked-by: Javier Martinez Canillas <javierm at redhat.com>

Best regards,

Javier Martinez Canillas
Core Platforms
Red Hat

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