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

To: John Levon <john.levon@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Default serial console to BAUD_AUTO
From: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2007 08:43:30 +0100
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On 24/9/07 08:33, "John Levon" <john.levon@xxxxxxx> wrote:

>> 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
>> default?
> The default setting is "com1,vga". However, the last setting is always taken,
> and overrides all others, so this is exactly equal to "vga". This should
> probably be cleaned up, but I don't think my patch changes anything in this
> regard.

I would agree, if your statement was true. Which it's not.

 -- Keir

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