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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/9] mips: drop selecting the non-existing config SYS_HAS_EARLY_PRINTK_8250
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Hi Lukas,

On Tue, 2021-12-14 at 13:25 +0100, Lukas Bulwahn wrote:
> 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.

I've submitted my clean-up patch for all three configs, so I guess this patch is now
superseded.

Best,
Sander

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