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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Default serial console to BAUD_AUTO

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Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Default serial console to BAUD_AUTO
From: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2007 07:47:02 +0100
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On 24/9/07 00:01, "john.levon@xxxxxxx" <john.levon@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> Default serial console to BAUD_AUTO
> Currently, the defaults for the serial console have a baud rate of zero,
> which is less than useful. Default to BAUD_AUTO instead, so you can just
> specify "console=com1" and it will most likely work.

If we do this we should remove com1 from the default console= string.
Otherwise we waste time on serial output for many users who have nothing
connected (currently a com1= line has to be specified for serial output to
be enabled on Xen/x86). console=vga is probably what most people expect by

 -- Keir

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