[U-Boot] [PATCH 2/5] Add board_panic_no_console() to deal with early critical errors

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Thu Mar 22 00:04:39 CET 2012

Dear Simon,

In message <20120321224801.2C000202A4D at gemini.denx.de> I wrote:
> > So the existing pre-console putc() can be used, if we can sort out how
> > to make UART init work. Graeme suggested an approach here - I will see
> > if I can make that work.
> I don't think I will accept any "pre-console putc()".  This is such a
> dirty hack.  Either you can initialize and use putc, then use the
> normal console mechanism for it, or you cannot. And "cannot" means
> "cannot" here.

Sorry, this was not what I meant.  My fingers were faster than my
brain.  The existing code around CONFIG_PRE_CONSOLE_BUFFER (i. e.
storage in a temporary buffer until console bcomes available) is of
course OK with me.

What I meant was: I do not want to have any "pre console UART output"

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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