On Fri, Apr 6, 2018 at 7:47 AM, Alan Cox <gno...@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote: >> But we don't have the full ACPI interpreter up in the early part of >> the kernel. All these 'early' devices have their own setup/config >> which is the source of the issue. Or maybe I am wrong about the full >> interpreter and the early drivers are just not taking advantage of the >> ACPI device binding? > > In very early boot with serial console you just have to pray. No change > there. Once ACPI comes up you however have the information to populate > everything and configure correctly. > > So it should work fine except for kernel hackers trying to do early boot > debug, which is a small (but important) cornercase ?
Yes, I think we're on the same page. This patch series is trying to get the early console working correctly given the current code assumptions. -Aaron