[PATCH v2 9/9] efi: move screen_info into efi init code

Javier Martinez Canillas javierm at redhat.com
Thu Jul 20 00:35:34 AEST 2023

Arnd Bergmann <arnd at kernel.org> writes:

> From: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>
> After the vga console no longer relies on global screen_info, there are
> only two remaining use cases:
>  - on the x86 architecture, it is used for multiple boot methods
>    (bzImage, EFI, Xen, kexec) to commicate the initial VGA or framebuffer


>    settings to a number of device drivers.
>  - on other architectures, it is only used as part of the EFI stub,
>    and only for the three sysfb framebuffers (simpledrm, simplefb, efifb).
> Remove the duplicate data structure definitions by moving it into the
> efi-init.c file that sets it up initially for the EFI case, leaving x86
> as an exception that retains its own definition for non-EFI boots.
> The added #ifdefs here are optional, I added them to further limit the
> reach of screen_info to configurations that have at least one of the
> users enabled.
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>
> ---

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

Best regards,

Javier Martinez Canillas
Core Platforms
Red Hat

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