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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/9] mips: drop selecting the non-existing config SYS_HAS_EARLY_PRINTK_8250
On Mon, Dec 13, 2021 at 7:52 PM Sander Vanheule <sander@svanheule.net> wrote:
>
> Hi Lukas,
>
> Thanks for the patch!
>
> On Mon, 2021-12-13 at 12:16 +0100, Lukas Bulwahn wrote:
> > Commit 4042147a0cc6 ("MIPS: Add Realtek RTL838x/RTL839x support as generic
> > MIPS system") introduces config MACH_REALTEK_RTL, which selects the
> > non-existing config SYS_HAS_EARLY_PRINTK_8250.
> >
> > As the MACH_REALTEK_RTL config also selects SYS_HAS_EARLY_PRINTK and
> > USE_GENERIC_EARLY_PRINTK_8250, an early printk with 8250 should be covered.
> > Probably SYS_HAS_EARLY_PRINTK_8250 is just some left-over from an early
> > draft version of this commit.
> >
> > Drop selecting the non-existing config SYS_HAS_EARLY_PRINTK_8250.
> >
> > Fixes: 4042147a0cc6 ("MIPS: Add Realtek RTL838x/RTL839x support as generic MIPS system")
> > Signed-off-by: Lukas Bulwahn <lukas.bulwahn@gmail.com>
> > ---
> > arch/mips/Kconfig | 1 -
> > 1 file changed, 1 deletion(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/arch/mips/Kconfig b/arch/mips/Kconfig
> > index 00951bfdbab0..c89ce68d9580 100644
> > --- a/arch/mips/Kconfig
> > +++ b/arch/mips/Kconfig
> > @@ -640,7 +640,6 @@ config MACH_REALTEK_RTL
> > select SYS_SUPPORTS_MULTITHREADING
> > select SYS_SUPPORTS_VPE_LOADER
> > select SYS_HAS_EARLY_PRINTK
> > - select SYS_HAS_EARLY_PRINTK_8250
> > select USE_GENERIC_EARLY_PRINTK_8250
> > select BOOT_RAW
> > select PINCTRL
>
> MACH_REALTEK_RTL doesn't actually call setup_8250_early_printk_port(). That means
> USE_GENERIC_EARLY_PRINTK_8250 is also not needed. Being MIPS_GENERIC, that additionaly
> means SYS_HAS_EARLY_PRINTK doesn't need to be selected.
>
> I only recently found the MIPS_GENERIC "early" console therefore doesn't actually work,
> but we use the "ns16550a" earlycon console instead. So feel free to also drop the other
> two other EARLY_PRINTK symbols, if you think this is in-scope for this patch. Otherwise I
> can submit a separate patch later.
>
> In any case:
> Acked-by: Sander Vanheule <sander@svanheule.net>
>

I am fine either way. Thomas, also feel free to just drop this patch
in the series and take the full clean-up patch from Sander.

Lukas

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