Re: [patch] early printk. (was: Re: computer reboots before "Uncompressing Linux..." with 2.5.19-xfs)

From: Keith Owens (
Date: Wed Jun 12 2002 - 05:47:25 EST

On Wed, 12 Jun 2002 08:29:30 +0200 (CEST),
Ingo Molnar <> wrote:
>On Wed, 12 Jun 2002, Keith Owens wrote:
>> Try
>you might as well try the attached early_printk() patch, it's slightly
>easier to use than a one-char macro. But the goal is the same.

The main difference is that VIDEO_CHAR is easy to do from assembler as
well, it is just a movb instruction that does not affect any registers.

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