[U-Boot] ns16550: tegra: Specify debugging serial port at boot.

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Thu Mar 8 22:29:57 CET 2012

Dear Stephen,

In message <4F590B25.8090503 at wwwdotorg.org> you wrote:
> > I don't like to see such highly architecture specific stuff in common
> > code, especially if it's such a dirty hack like this.
> Are there any hooks where we can do the same thing in SoC-specific code?

Not without additional trickery, but I think this is actually a good

The method implemented here is but a dirty hack, and should not be

> The point of this information is to enable the kernel's earlyprintk
> support, which runs well before the device tree, or other mechanisms,
> are available.

Sorry, but I don't buy that this is the only possible way to do that.
Or how comes only tegra2 would need that, while all other SoCs and
architectures can do without it?

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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